GNRHS owns Great Northern SD45 #400 'Hustle Muscle' and keeps it in operating condition. 'Hustle Muscle' sees occasional use at conventions and special events. Below is a showcase of 'Hustle Muscle's past appearances.
St. Paul Union Depot, St. Paul, MN
September 20, 2014
Video and photos of 'Hustle Muscle' in charge of a short train made up of Minnesota Transportation Museum's Great Northern coach 1213 and Soo Line caboose 31 celebrating the rebirth of St. Paul’s Union Depot.
National Train Day 2014, St. Paul, MN
May 10, 2014
GNRHS owned GN SD45 #400 'Hustle Muscle', and Minnesota Transportation Museum's GN coach 1213 and Soo Line caboose 31 help celebrate the return of Amtrak's Empire Builder to St. Paul Union Depot.
BNSF Employees Picnic at Albertville, MN
August 23, 2012
'Hustle Muscle' teams up with BNSF ES44C4 6870 to star at the BNSF Employees Picnic held at Albertville, MN.
2009 Convention Duluth, MN
July 19-22, 2009
Video and photos of 'Hustle Muscle' at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth, MN giving members the chance to operate the engine, and whilst in charge of the GNRHS convention train ride on the North Shore Scenic Railroad between Duluth and Two Harbors.
2005 Convention Fergus Falls, MN
July 17-20, 2005
'Hustle Muscle' was present at Fergus Falls giving GNRHS members a chance to operate the engine. She was also in charge of the convention train on the former Great Northern line from Fergus Falls, MN to Fargo, ND, now operated by the Red River Valley & Western Railroad.
2001 Convention St. Paul, MN
July 14-18, 2005
At the 2001 convention 'Hustle Muscle' teamed up with MILW 4-8-4 #261 on a grand 400 mile excursion from Minneapolis to Duluth (Carlton) to Staples and back to Minneapolis.