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…
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.