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Burlington Northern Veterans Now Join at a Reduced Rate

The Great Northern Railway Historical Society is now welcoming veterans of the Burlington Northern Railway to join and renew at the same reduced Veteran membership rate as it’s offering Great Northern veterans. The GNRHS recognises the close ties between the Burlington Northern and its predecessor railroad, the Great Northern, as well as the values and Read more


2017 Sioux Falls Convention Features Steam

Our GNRHS convention of 2017 was held for the first time in South Dakota. Attendees were treated to rides behind a hot, coal-fired 0-6-0 Lima steam engine and a visit with the lovingly-restored Great Northern Railway 1355 H-5 class, 4-6-2 at Sioux City, Iowa. Those who arrived early for the convention also enjoyed a tour of Read more


2017 GNRHS Empire Builder Award

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Dr. D. Greer Nielsen was presented with a GNRHS “Empire Builder” award by Board Members Scott Tanner and Lindsay Korst.   Greer was a Passenger Representative for the Great Northern Railway on the Empire Builder and Western Star. Greer has authored several articles for the GOAT and is currently preparing a reference sheet Read more

 

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