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Here are some GN-related links of interest


gnrhs Great Northern Railway Historical Society - The official site for the Great Northern Railway Historical Society. Lots of links and information. Join now!»

gne Ben Ringnalda's GN Empire web site » An huge site for the GN fan, check out the "Finding trips" section for travelogues about searching out "lost" GN sites and equipment.

nickSt. Nicholas Mt. restoration» Ben's page about his project of restoring GN 1291 observation car "St. Nicholas Mt." to it's original glory.

Streamliner Memories has several GN-related pages of interest:

GN's Great Dome art »

GN's Great Dome postcards »

GN stationery »

The Empire Builder »

Great Domes for the Empire Builder »

erix GN 441 at the Isaak Walton Inn This F45 has been converted into a luxury hotel suite at the Isaak Walton Inn, at Essex, Montana, adjacent to the ex-GN mainline. A truly unique experience!

erix Eric Hopp's web site — has info on his project of rehabbing ex-GN lounge/cafe 1146, and an extensive page of links to information about passenger car restoration, parts and resources»

smith 1950's and '60s photos from Greg Smith - amazing collection of snapshots from the steam-to-diesel era on the GN.

American Rails - An ambitious and far-ranging site covering all aspects of American railroads, including a page on the GN.

Japan Big in Japan! A GN afficionado in Japan.

depot Yesteryear Depot » Vintage photos of GN steam.

pickett wreck University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections» Type "Great Northern" into the search field to find all sorts of historic GN photos, including the Pickett photos from building the New Cascade Tunnel at Stevens Pass in the 1920's, and news photos from later periods.

lurkerWeb Lurker's GN domes page »

Mansfield Branch Darrin Nelson's blog and site about GN's Mansfield branch in central Washington.

Stumptown Historical Society in Whitefish, Montana has GN-related content.

Jim Lancaster's web site of photos and historical information about the GN in Ferndale, Wa in the early '50s. Photos of GN passenger and freight trains pulled by early diesels and steam.

Jim also has nice color photos of the International in Ferndale, GN in Bellingham, and more of freight trains around Ferndale

lurker Kalispell Division web site with info and historical tidbits about the GN in Montana

Stevens Pass railfan guide from the Skykomish Historical Society

GN discussion forum on Yahoo»