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Trainfest Celebrates the Great Northern Railway

It already has become a tradition that Trainfest honors the contribution railroads have made to history. This year the Celebrate-a-Railroad program features the Great Northern Railway. In cooperation with volunteers from the Great Northern Railway Historical Society, Trainfest offers special issue collectibles and has created a high-quality historical exhibit with plenty of photos highlighting the Read more


Burlington Northern Veterans Now Join at a Reduced Rate

The Great Northern Railway Historical Society is now welcoming veterans of the Burlington Northern Railway to join and renew at the same reduced Veteran membership rate as it’s offering Great Northern veterans. The GNRHS recognises the close ties between the Burlington Northern and its predecessor railroad, the Great Northern, as well as the values and Read more


2017 Sioux Falls Convention Features Steam

Our GNRHS convention of 2017 was held for the first time in South Dakota. Attendees were treated to rides behind a hot, coal-fired 0-6-0 Lima steam engine and a visit with the lovingly-restored Great Northern Railway 1355 H-5 class, 4-6-2 at Sioux City, Iowa. Those who arrived early for the convention also enjoyed a tour of Read more

 

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