Great Northern Railroad

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Proctor Minnesota Gallery

Proctor Minnesota Gallery. Recent and historical photos of the Proctor area.

Great Northern 2-8-8-0 steam engine in the storage lines early in the 1960s.

Great Northern 2-8-8-0 steam engine in the storage lines early in the 1960s. The GN stored many steam engines around the St Paul area some by the midway area up to the early 1960s. Only 9 GN steam engines were saved. The largest saved is a 4-8-4 Northern class in Havre, MT. This is from a slide scan so the quality is not the greatest plus it appears i have lint on the slide. The GN used these for hauling iron ore and for long freight trains. The boiler operated at 240 psi and…

GN 423 Great Northern EMD F7(A) at Two Harbors, Minnesota by Jeff Terry

High quality photograph of Great Northern EMD F7(A) # GN 423 at Two Harbors, Minnesota, USA.

GN 181 Great Northern NW-3 at Whitefish, Montana by Dave Schauer

High quality photograph of Great Northern NW-3 # GN 181 at Whitefish, Montana, USA.

BN 459 Burlington Northern Railroad EMD NW2 at Seattle, Washington by Steve Schmollinger

High quality photograph of Burlington Northern Railroad EMD NW2 # BN 459 at Seattle, Washington, USA.

Empire Builder (Train): Route Map, Timetable, History

The Empire Builder was Great Northern's flagship train between Chicago and Seattle that began service in 1929. It survives today under Amtrak.

Great Northern Railway: Map, Logo, Pictures & History

The Great Northern Railway was the second company to reach Seattle doing so in 1893. It was part of the James Hill's vast empire.

GN 512 Great Northern EMD E7(A) at Minneapolis, Minnesota by Jim Hinkhouse

High quality photograph of Great Northern EMD E7(A) # GN 512 at Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.