GN 400 "Hustle Muscle" - owned by the GNRHS - and NP 3617 pose side-by-side at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth. Hustle Muscle is serviceable and 3617 is nearing operational s... (more)
This former Santa Fe F45 is now repainted in Great Northern "Big Sky Blue" and repurposed as a luxury cabin at the Izaak Walton Inn at Essex, MT. The inn itself was built in 1939 by the ... (more)
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at the Baldwin Locomotive Works and he would give my father different steam locomotive builder's cards when my father would visit ... (more)
The cabs of three locomotives await final disposal after they were cut up at NRE Silvis. NRE has been scrapping locomotives lately as they prepare to close their facility in Silvis.
GN 24 ft. caboose no. X592 basks in the gray skies of western Washington on April Fools Day, 1979. I have not been able to find any more info on the caboose, perhaps someone might know what happen... (more)
GN 2505 sits in the snow outside the Harrison St. roundhouse in Minneapolis in early January 1970. In about 60 days it will become a part of Burlington Northern, renumbered as BN 5405.
Near the end of a sunny below zero early January day in 1970, GN U25B (later version with a double windshield) catches the last rays of sunshine as well as the sunset of its career on Great Northe... (more)
GN 1730, as renumbered by BNSF, is a recent acquisition for the Inland NW Rail Museum at Reardan, WA. The locomotive was indeed a former GN SD9, No. 598, one of two SDs purchased with dynamic brak... (more)
About 60 days are left in the history of the Great Northern Ry. on this cold early January 1970 afternoon. GP20 2011 displays its historic color scheme, minus the GREAT NORTHERN lettering on the l... (more)
4477, EL64 and B74 share the standard gauge turntable roads at South Dynon.
A Great Northern F45 converted into a lodging facility at the historic Isaak Walton Inn at Essex, Montana. Yes, you can rent it and stay in it while visiting Essex!
T373 shunts a six car Hitachi set at Newport Workshops.
T376 with a short works train in platform 14 at Spencer Street Station.
Great Northern NW2 110 at Daytons Bluff in St. Paul, MN June 1968. The 110 was built in May 1939 as GN 5310 and renumbered to 110 in 1943. This NW2 became BN 458 and was retired in August 1983. Ke... (more)