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Empire Builder Advocates Website

A new website has been created at ebtrain.net honouring the Empire Builder train’s past and advocating its future. The website is for and about the Empire Builder passenger train. The site is “all things Empire Builder” including a forum and historical information. Historical information is an important consideration with the Empire Builder, named for James J. Read more


Trainfest Celebrates the Great Northern Railway

It already has become a tradition that Trainfest honors the contribution railroads have made to history. This year the Celebrate-a-Railroad program features the Great Northern Railway. In cooperation with volunteers from the Great Northern Railway Historical Society, Trainfest offers special issue collectibles and has created a high-quality historical exhibit with plenty of photos highlighting the Read more


Ride the Great Northern and Cascade Railway

Saturday, April 30th, 2016 is opening day for the GN&C Railway in Skykomish, Washington. This miniature railway offers free rides to the public every weekend, 10am-4pm between now and November 1st. The Railway is run by a non-profit group of volunteers who bring their own engines and equipment up to Sky to operate on the Read more

 

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