Amtrak's Empire Builder just west of Portage,WI. with an ex-GN F on the point.
A 3-unit Great Northern Railway F7#308 A-B-A are leaving Minneapolis with a westbound manifest as they meet a Burlington Route (CB&Q) freight in Chinese Red powered by EMD's second generation d... (more)
Family colors. The newest of BNSF's fleet meets one of GN's oldest surviving diesels as a westbound behind ES44C4 8005 pauses at Whitefish for a crew change. The NW3 was ordered specifically for p... (more)
Marias Pass in known for heavy snow and my recent trip there didn't disappoint. I had shot the pass in spring, summer and fall but never winter. The Izaak Walton was a busy place with skiers takin... (more)
Holiday decorations still line Central Avenue in downtown Whitefish as the town prepares for their big Winter Carnival. A rare GN NW3 (originally bought for Duluth-Grand Forks passenger trains) si... (more)
GN "Hustle Muscle" shines after having been repainted by BN at their Grand Forks, ND facility. The first production SD45 (owned by the GN Historical Society) now resides at the Minnesota Transport... (more)
Soo 353 stops alongside the former Great Northern depot from Baker, Minnesota. Long a fixture on the show grounds, it was moved to its current location in June 2011 and refurbished this year for ... (more)
A train getting ready to depart Yardley, WA a year or two after the merger. I didn't write the date on the slide. :(
A statue of John F. Stevens stands watch over the summit of Marias Pass while trains still use the route he charted in 1889 for the Great Northern's crossing of the Continental Divide.
Fifteen years and seven months after it was built, and nine after the railroad was merged out of existence, Great Northern plug door box car 36888 still proudly wears its "Rocky" logo. Spotted on... (more)
Relaxing in the restored cab of GN 441 - the luxury locomotive lodge at the Izaak Walton Inn, Essex, Montana.
Decrepit former Great Northern caboose 702, on display at the Alder Gulch Railroad depot in "ghost town" Nevada City, Montana.
An interior shot of the "GN441 Luxury Locomotive Lodge" at the Izaak Walton Inn at Essex, Montana. This shot shows the main lounge area.
The D&I RR rolls past the former Great Northern Depot in Sioux Falls yard.
Westbound Western Star.