Gary Nelson and Stuart Holmquist of the Great Northern Railway Historical Society will give a presentation on how the Great Northern influenced and interacted with the towns and settlements in the area and how railroading can be a family affair.
Gary Nelson is a fourth generation railroad employee and a 1965 Willmar High School graduate. Stuart Holmquist is the Archives Officer for the Great Northern Railway Historical Society. This event is free to the public. There will also be an opportunity to learn more about the GNRHS.
The Kandiyohi County Historical Society is home of the Kandiyohi GN Depot and GN P-2 2523.