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GN Day in Skykomish

The annual GNRHS and Skykomish Historical Society joint event “GN Day in Skykomish” was held in Sky on September 12, 2015. Forty-five people attended and enjoyed a day of friendship, stories, displays and short presentations. Highlights included J. Craig Thorpe showing his new painting of the Empire Builder on the Gaynor Bridge, GN veterans telling Read more

2016 Spokane Convention

The 2016 convention will be held in The Lilac City; Spokane, WA, from September 17 to 21.  Our convention headquarters will be the Red Lion at the Park which is only a gentle stroll across the street from the former Great Northern depot, of which the clock tower is still standing. More information will be Read more

New in the Store: HO scale Berne depot

The newest addition to the GNRHS Company Store is a wood laser cut model of the Berne, WA depot. The 24′ square depot dates back to the 1800s, and was seen in several different configurations as they were upgraded and modified. This Berne, Washington depot was built around 1910, and was not retired until 1967. Read more


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