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The following items are from the March 2011 Goat mailing:


For Sale or Wanted:

For Sale: All-time Great Northern Maintenance Equipment Roster on CD (MS Word and Adobe Acrobat Formats). $20.00 each postage paid in U.S. Foreign orders please contact me for shipping costs. Kenneth R. Middleton, 1545 Brookmoor Lane, Portage, MI 49024 or by email at: krmiddle@att.net

For Sale: All-time Great Northern Passenger Car Roster on CD (MS Word and Adobe Acrobat formats). $20.00 each postage paid in the U.S. Foreign orders please contact me for shipping costs. Kenneth R. Middleton, 1545 Brookmoor Lane, Portage, MI 49024 or by email at: krmiddle@att.net

For Sale: Custom made MicroScale decal sheet; HO scale GN 54" diameter heralds. The sheet contains six pair of GN steam heralds, 4 white (L & R) plus one pair of silver (L & R) plus one pair of no background white (L&L) for blue caboose x394. The steam heralds allow for front facing goat on both sides of the tender. Cost is $2.50 per sheet and add $2.50 for postage (USA). Ronald Nadeau, 7 Connolly Ave., Saugus, MA 01906. Email at: nadeaus@comcast.net paypal-nadeaus@gis.net

For Sale: Great Northern Stations Across Marias Pass, a photo CD reference of sixty three stations between Pacific Junction and Whitefish, Montana.  Includes information drawn from the GNRHS Archives and a station-by-station review with aerial photos, blueprints, historic photos, maps and current photos.  Disc also contains station orientation maps, 1947 track diagrams, files about the relocations and a sampling of timetables.  A comprehensive data sheet identifies each station (its establishment, station changes and abandonment, or current use).  Nearly 700 images are included in .jpg format.  CD cost is US $20.00 for members (US$ 25.00 non-members) with postage paid in the USA.  International postage is by arrangement.  For personal use only.  Copies may be purchased at the GNRHS Store using debit, credit card or PayPal.

For Sale: Great Northern Railway Kettle Falls, Washington Branch History and Operations Spokane to Chewelah.  192 page photo/history book spiral bound for $49.95 - free shipping in U.S. or on DVD (Adobe Acrobat format) $24.95 postpaid.  Dale Jones, PO Box 25, Syracuse, NY  13209-0025.  For more options and information, go to www.railroads-of-montana.com

For Sale:  Large collection of power, rolling stock, MOW, etc.  Send email to:  grinnell797@hotmail.com with your snail or email address to receive the list.

For Sale:  SD45 (med. nose) Road Number 414.  Key Import Made in Japan.  Price $300.  Brass, Factory Painted in orange and green.  Limited edition.  Used on special occasions only.  Alco FA1 and FB2.  Box is labeled CUSTOM SET #43.  Key Import Made in Korea.  Price $600.  Brass, Factory painted in orange and green.  Limited Edition.  Used on special occasions only.  Contact Rick Owen at rickowen@rogers.com.


Historical Information Wanted:

Wanted: The Skykomish Historical Society is trying to compile a full set of the GN Cascade Division "Cascadian" newsletter.  These were published between 1959 and 1968.  We are looking for copies of the following issues to complete the set:  June 1959, October 1959, December 1959 and February 1960, August 1960, December 1960, as well as January 1961.  We plan to scan the full set and make it available on a CD.  Original copies or a good Xerox copy will work for our scanning project.  Everyone who provides a copy for scanning will receive it back and get a copy of the CD.  Please contact Bob Kelly at mvmmvm@frontier.com or 425-432-3884 if you can assist.

Wanted: Information like general arrangement drawings and/or photos, especially of underframe and other details of GN 200000-210099 series 50 and 60 insulated box cars for use in future Reference Sheet in the Goat.  Please contact Staffan Ehnborn, Bispg 60, SE-21622, Limhamn, Sweden or staffan.ehnborn@telia.com