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STARail restores Great Northern boxcar 27429

A Great Northern boxcar originally built in 1941 has been restored by the St Cloud Area Rail Legacy Museum (STARail). STARail purchased the BN 950661mw, which had been parked on a spur in Northtown in dowdy mineral red maintenance of way colors for many years. The car was originally built as an external Z-braced wooden boxcar Read more


GN Dome “Prairie View” Trip to the Twin Cities Convention CANCELLED

The “Prairie View” trip from Chicago to St. Paul Friday July 17, returning to Chicago Thursday July 23 has been CANCELLED. Please contact Zephyr Route with questions (click image for contact details).


Ride ex GN Dome “Prairie View” to the Twin Cities Convention – Reservations Deadline Extended

Reservations deadline extended to June 17th! Ride ex Great Northern dome lounge “Prairie View” from Chicago to St. Paul Friday July 17 returning to Chicago Thursday July 23. Round trip and one way reservations available! What a great way to start and/or end the GNRHS 2015 Twin Cities Convention! Round Trip: $399 One Way: $200 Read more

 

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