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Welcome to the GNRHS home page. Our Society is dedicated to the preservation,
study, and history of one of
America's greatest railroads, the Great Northern Railway.
Society Members, we offer
sheets, a quarterly
GN Goat publication, an
annual calendar, member discounts on models, books, CDs and
other items, and an annual convention to discover all that is GN. Join
the GNRHS Store for GN kits, books, CDs, clothing and more!
NEW - GN Skykomish Depot, Maintenance Shed, and Portable Depot kits are in stock!
available is the spectacular book "Steam Locomotives of the Great Northern Railway"
Also available is GN engineer George Leu's fascinating memoir "A
Hoghead’s Random Railroad Reminiscences".
GNRHS Members, You're Invited!
The Burlington Route Historical Society is inviting GNRHS and NPRHA members to their spring meet on March 29 in Batavia, Illinois.
GNRHS member Bob Hanmer will be giving a clinic, and you'll find other presentations and activities of interest.
For details click here and here.
The Great Northern Goat Magazine is
published quarterly in March, June,
and December of each year.
Included with each magazine are several Reference
and a Modelers'
Page. Meet the staff!
Muscle visits Albertville, MN for a BNSF Employee Picnic
On August 23, 2012, GNRHS-owned SD45 GN 400 'Hustle Muscle', visited Albertville, MN for the BNSF Employees Picnic held there. Please visit the Hustle Muscle page for more information and photos.
Hustle Muscle normally resides at the Minnesota Transportation Museum Jackson Street
Roundhouse in St. Paul, MN where she's on display and being used to give caboose rides. Please check with the museum for times and availability.
VISIT the GNRHS & NPRHA joint
fans have visited since April 16, 2002.
Last Update: April 5, 2013