GNRHS membership volunteers were present with a booth at the St. Paul Union Depot Train Days held April 30th – May 1st. They signed up several new members and had lots of visiting with GNRHS members who shared memories of the GN days at SPUD.
GNRHS Director Gary Nelson gave an excellent talk sharing his memories working for the Great Northern.
Outside exhibits this year featured Minnesota Transportation Museum’s ex Great Northern SDP40 #325, as well as Milwaukee 4-8-4 #261 and Lake Superior Railroad Museum’s Soo FP7A #2500. Amtrak was present with its Exhibit Train showing the past, present and future of passenger railroading.