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June GNRHS Goat has shipped

GNRHS Goat 175 June 2018
GNRHS Goat 175 June 2018

The June 2018 GNRHS Goat package has shipped to our Members.

See its contents.

Copies of this issue are available for purchase through our Company Store for both members as well as non-members.

NEW! The June 2018 Goat is also available as a digital download (PDF).

Consider joining today to get the Goat included FREE in your membership, and to get other great GNRHS products at a discount. Join here!

  Posted on May 31, 2018, by


GNRHS honors radio historian with Rocky’s Award


Radio historian Elizabeth McLeod

The Great Northern Railway Historical Society relies heavily on the volunteerism of its members. Over the years, many people in our society have generously contributed their time, effort, and skills for the benefit of us all. Several years ago, the GNRHS Board of Directors determined that it was appropriate to recognize many of these members who have provided noteworthy support to the society, and to all who will follow us, in preserving and promoting the legacy of the Great Northern Railway. One such award is the Rocky’s Award, the purpose of which is to recognize individuals who have made “substantial contributions to the delivery of services, new developments and functioning of the organization.”

The Directors recently voted unanimously to confer a GNRHS Rocky’s Award to someone who is not a member of the society, Elizabeth McLeod.

 

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  Posted on April 14, 2018, by


2018 GNRHS Bellingham Convention registration now open

2018 Bellingham Convention
2018 Bellingham Convention

Registration for the 2018 Convention in Bellingham, WA, September 15 to 19,  is now open.

The 2018 convention will focus on the history of the Great Northern in upper Washington State and British Columbia with great tours and presentations.

This year also features a Post Convention Tour September 20 – 22 to visit the West Coast Railway Association’s Heritage Park and the Britannia Mine in British Columbia.

Our convention headquarters will be the Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel.

The convention now features the NEW Model Display where members can bring their models for show and tell. This event replaces the Model and Photo Contest and will be held at the same time as the Railfair.

Please see the Convention Info page for detailed information, the timecard and registration.

Registration closes August 10th.

See you in Bellingham in September!

  Posted on April 1, 2018, by


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