GREAT NORTHERN 1 - 999

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Recommended sites:
If you are interested in the Great Northern I highly recommend you checking out these additional site.  There is a wealth of information that can be gleaned... well worth the time to look around.
  • The Great Northern Railway list at Yahoo! Groups.  This list is a great source of information on all aspects of the road.
  • The Great Northern Railway Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the history of the line.
  • The GNRHS & NPRHA Joint Archives contains a huge number of photographs and paper material related to the GN, including many of the passenger car shots listed here in.
  • The Great Northern Empire site, has extensive information and great photo coverage of surviving GN equipment.  I highly recommend visiting this site if you are looking for information on equipment for this line.
  • The Great Northern Railway Page is another great site with a large amount of material that is not only interesting but also educational.  Like to cook?  There is even a section dealing with recipes used by the GN.


     
     
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     GN - Great Northern
    Also includes listings for St. Paul & Pacific and Spokane Coeur d'Alene and Palouse.  Also see Burlington Route and Spokane Portland & Seattle listings.
  • BUSINESS CARS
  • MOTOR CARS
  • BUDD RDC3
  • PULL Great Lakes - (ex-Pullman) HW Plan 3953 3 Comp - 1 DR - lounge observation, in Oriental Limited lettering. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 1 - StLLCo. HW steam generator car. (PENNSYLVANIA RR COLLECTION – HAGLEY DIGITAL ARCHIVES)
  • GN 1 - (PENNSYLVANIA RR COLLECTION – HAGLEY DIGITAL ARCHIVES)
  • GN 1 - as Western Pacific.
  • GN 1 - as Daylight Locomotive Works.
  • GN 2 - StLLCo. HW steam generator car, as Western Pacific.
  • GN 2 - (ex-WP 592, nee-GN) as NRE 2. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 2 - as New Century Rail Transport LLC.
  • GN 3 - StLLCo. HW steam generator car, in BSB. (J. SANDS)
  • GN 3 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 3 - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 3 - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 3 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 3 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 3 - awaiting AT paint. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 3 - as AutoTrain.
  • GN 4 - StLLCo. HW steam generator car. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 4 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 5 - (ex-1001) streamlined steam generator car rblt. from wood dining car, as Spokane Portland & Seattle.
  • GN 6 - (ex-200, exx-19, nee-90) HW steam generator car rblt. from mail, as Western Pacific.
  • GN 6 - as Iowa Interstate.
  • GN 6 - @ Mid-Continent RR Museum.
  • GN 7 - (ex-201) HW steam generator car rblt. from mail. (CITY OF VANCOUVER ARCHIVES)
  • GN 7 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 7 - as Spokane Portland & Seattle.
  • GN 8 - (ex-2526) 40' steam heat car rblt. from express - boxcar. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 8 - (D. SCHAUER)
  • GN 8 - (D. SCHAUER)
  • GN 9 - (ex-2525) 40' steam heat car rblt. from express - boxcar, in BSB. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 9 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 9 - awaiting AT paint. (THEME TRAINS)
  • GN 9 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 9 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 9 - as AutoTrain.
  • GN 9 - as Ontario Northland.
  • GN 11 - (ex-434B) steam generator car rblt. from EMD F3B. (J. SANDS)
  • GN 11 - (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • GN 11 - in BSB. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 11 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 12 - (ex-430C) steam generator car rblt. from EMD F3B. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 12 - in BSB. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 12 - at Western Pacific RR Museum.
  • GN 13 - (ex-432B) steam generator car rblt. from EMD F3B, end view. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 13 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 13 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 13 - @ Indiana Transportation Museum.
  • GN 14 - (ex-430B) steam generator car rblt. from EMD F3B. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 14 - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 15 - (ex-436C) steam generator car rblt. from EMD F3B, in BSB. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 16 - (ex-458B, nee-306B) steam generator car rblt. from EMD F3B. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 16 - @ Minnesota Transportation Museum.
  • GN 17 - (ex-436B) steam generator car rblt. from EMD F3B, in BSB. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 18 - (ex-470C) steam generator car rblt. from EMD F9B, in BSB. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 18 - as Burlington Northern.
  • GN 19 - (ex-438B) steam generator car from EMD F3B, in BSB. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 19 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 19 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 27 - HW storage mail rblt. from mail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • GN 30 - Mod, HW mail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • GN 38 - ACF LW baggage - mail. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 38 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 40 - ACF LW baggage - mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 40 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 41 - ACF LW baggage - mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 42 - ACF LW baggage - mail. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 42 - (GREAT NORTHERN EMPIRE)
  • GN 42 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 42 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 42 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 42 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 42 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 42 - (T. BRUMBERG)
  • GN 42 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 44 - (ex-CNW 8226) ACF LW baggage - mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 44 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 44 - (T. BRUMBERG)
  • GN 44 - (T. BRUMBERG)
  • GN 45 - (ex-1102) PS LW baggage - mail. (J. HILL)
  • GN 45 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 45 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 45 - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 45 - (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • GN 60 - (ex-308) HW storage mail rblt. from baggage - mail, in Pullman green, owned by Inland Empire Rwy. Historical Society.
  • GN 86 - wood blind-end baggage - express, rblt. to MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 91??? - wood open-platform coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • GN 96 - Mod. HW baggage - mail. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 189 - HW baggage - mail rblt. from mail, as Northwestern Rail Equipment.
  • GN 200 - (ex-PULL 2643, nee-Bonaparte) Mod. HW storage mail rblt. from 12 Sect - 1 DR.  Note end door. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 203 - (ex-PULL 6043, nee-Tamarisk) Mod. HW storage mail rblt. from 14 Sect, originally 26-seat 1 DR parlor, in BSB.  Note end doors. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • GN 203 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 203 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 203 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 203 - (M. BERNERO)
  • GN 221 - (ex-54, nee-302) HW storage mail rblt. from baggage - mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 222 - (ex-65, nee-311) HW storage mail rblt. from baggage - mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 225 - (ex-70, nee-318) HW storage mail rblt. from baggage - mail. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 225 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 228 - (ex-64, nee-312) HW storage mail rblt. from baggage - mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 229 - (ex-181, nee-10) HW storage mail rblt. from baggage - mail, originally mail, on Mount Rainier.
  • GN 237 - (ex-44, exx-222, nee-3) HW storage mail rblt. from baggage - 15' mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 237 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 244 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • GN 247 - (ex-59, nee-307) HW baggage - express rblt. from baggage - mail. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 247 - as Northwestern Rail Equipment.
  • GN 251 - (ex-55, nee-303) HW storage mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 251 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 251 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 251 - (M. LLANUZA)
  • GN 251 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 253 - (ex-33) HW storage mail rblt. from mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 253 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 256 - (ex-27) HW storage mail rblt. from mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 256 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 257 - (ex-24) HW storage mail rblt. from mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 257 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 258 - (ex-26) HW storage mail rblt. from (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 259 - HW baggage - express rblt. from coach, in Pullman green. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 262 - Mod. HW baggage - express.  (History???) (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • GN 262 - in Willamette & Pacific Daylight paint, Garibaldi, Or.
  • GN 262 - on Port of Tillamook Bay.
  • GN 263 - (ex-244, nee-616) Mod. HW storage mail rblt. from wood baggage - mail, in BSB.  (History???) (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 265 - (ex-426, exx-1008, nee-7109) Mod. HW storage mail rblt. from baggage - express, previously steel sheathed dining car originally wood vestibuled dining car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 265 - (GREAT NORTHERN EMPIRE)
  • GN 265 - @ Minnesota Transportation Museum.
  • GN 269 - GN LW baggage - express, in BSB. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • GN 269 - as Mount Hood RR.
  • GN 270 * - GN LW baggage - messenger, owned by Inland Empire Rwy. Historical Society.
  • GN 271:1 - wood open-platform coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 271 - wood open-platform coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 271:2 - GN LW baggage - express. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 274 * - GN LW baggage - messenger. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 274 * - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 275 - GN LW baggage - express. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 276 * - GN LW baggage - messenger. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 277 - (ex-CGW 80) PS LW storage mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 277 - (FRIENDS OF THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN RR)
  • GN 277 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 279 - (ex-CGW 82) PS LW storage mail. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 279 - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 279 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 303 * - (ex-1042) Mod. HW baggage - express - messenger, rblt from dining car. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 308 * - (ex-3104) Mod. HW baggage - express - messenger. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 311 * - (ex-5019) Mod. HW baggage - express - messenger. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 312 * - (ex-4055) Mod. HW baggage - express - messenger. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 316 * - (ex-1050) Mod. HW baggage - express - messenger rblt. from dining car. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 319 - (ex-1075 Cyrus H. Jenks) Mod. HW baggage - express rblt. from solarium lounge observation, owned by Inland Empire Rwy. Historical Society.
  • GN 323 - Mod. HW baggage - express rblt. from baggage - mail, as Burlington Northern.
  • GN 429 - (ex-A12, exx-7531, exxx-Eastern of Minnesota 790, exxxx-GN 752, nee-552) HW baggage - express rblt. from Officials car, formerly buffet - parlor rblt. from buffet - smoker, originally open-platform buffet, in Pullman green, owned by Inland Empire Railway Historical Society.
  • GN 455 - exxx-1021, nee-7122) HW "Fire Prevention" Instruction car converted from baggage - express, originally wood vestibuled diner, as Burlington Northern.
  • GN 457 - HW baggage - express - rider. (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 474 - (ex-1021, nee-PULL Midland Hills Club) HW baggage - express - rider rblt. from 8 Sec - buffet lounge, on Mount Rainier Scenic.
  • GN 475 - (ex-PULL 1439, nee-Kenova) HW baggage - rider, rblt. from 12 Sect - 1 DR, in faux Northern Pacific paint. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • GN 475 - as Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation.
  • GN 476 - (ex-PULL 1585, nee-Cromer) HW express - rider rblt. from 12 Sect - 1 DR, in BSB. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 478 - HW express - rider, in BSB. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 480 - (ex-PULL 2549, nee-Tasmania) HW storage mail - rider rblt. from 12 Sect - 1 DR, @ Minnesota Transportation Museum.
  • GN 482 * - (ex-PULL 1236, nee-Canajoharies) HW storage mail - rider rblt. from 12 Sect - 1 DR. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 483 - HW baggage - express, as Burlington Northern.
  • GN 484 - (ex-PULL 6025, nee-Christial) HW express - messenger rblt. from 16 Sect, originally parlor - 1 DR. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 485 - (ex-PULL 1056, nee-Epicurus) HW baggage - express, rblt. from 12 Sect - 1 Comp - 1 DR. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 485 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 485 - @ Northwest Rwy. Museum.
  • GN 493 * - (ex-PULL Clysma) Mod. HW express - messenger rblt. from 7 Comp - 2 DR. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 493 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 495 - (ex-PULL Glenartney) Mod. HW baggage - express rblt. from 7 Comp - 2 DR. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 495 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN wood blind-end baggage - express - wrecked. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • GN 545 - wood vestibuled express - coach rblt. from coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 577 - HW baggage - coach, in Pullman green (mixed train service). (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 584 - (ex-647, nee-3704) HW baggage - coach rblt. from coach - sleeper. (V. WIGFIELD)
  • GN 584 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 584 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 585 - (ex-658, nee-3715) HW baggage - coach rblt. from coach - sleeper, Nashua, Mt. (GREAT NORTHERN EMPIRE)
  • GN 585 - (GREAT NORTHERN EMPIRE)
  • GN 585 - (A. SEIBOLD)
  • GN 656 - (ex-3713) HW coach.  To baggage - coach 583. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • GN 586 - (ex-659, nee-3716) HW baggage - coach rblt. from coach - sleeper, as Montana Western.
  • GN 735 - HW coach, @ Northwest Rwy. Museum.
  • GN 902 - (ex-782) wood vestibuled coach resheathed with steel. (R.W. THOMSON)
  • GN 902 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 909 - (ex-4411, nee-381) wood vestibuled coach resheathed with steel, in MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 909 - (J.P. EVERETT)
  • GN 909 - as Northwestern Rail Equipment.
  • GN wood vestibuled coach - resheathed with steel, in MofW service.  (History???) (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 938 - PS streamlined 58-seat coach.  Note the rivetted side panels.  (Not unlike IC "Burnside" coaches in appearance.) (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 940 - PS streamlined 58-seat coach. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 942 - PS streamlined 58-seat coach. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • GN 942 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 945 - PS streamlined 50-seat coach. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 945 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 946 - PS streamlined 50-seat coach. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 948 - PS streamlined 50-seat coach. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 948 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • GN 949 - PS streamlined 50-seat coach, in Pullman green. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 949 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 949 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 952 - (ex-4502) HW 60-seat coach, as Northwestern Rail Equipment.
  • GN 959 - (ex-4509) Mod. HW 62-seat coach. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 964 - (ex-4514) Mod. HW 68-seat coach. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 964 - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • GN 964 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 964 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • GN 964 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 964 - (D. PERKINS COLLECTION – PACIFIC NORTHWEST RAILROAD ARCHIVES)
  • GN 966 - (ex-4516) Mod. HW coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 970 - (ex-4520) HW 82-seat coach, in MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 970 - as Northwestern Rail Equipment.
  • GN 973 - (ex-4523) HW 82-seat coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 973 - (GREAT NORTHERN EMPIRE)
  • GN 973 - as Northwestern Rail Equipment.
  • GN 974 - (CENTER FOR RR PHOTOGRAPHY & ART)
  • GN 974 - (ex-4524) Mod. HW broiler - coach rblt. from coach, now owned by Inland Empire Railway Historical Society.
  • GN 984 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 993 - (ex-PULL Fernwood) Mod. HW 52-seat coach rblt. from Plan 2416 parlor - DR. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 994 - (ex-PULL Aldburn) Mod. HW 52-seat coach rblt. from Plan 2416 parlor - DR. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • GN 999 - PREC LW Pendulum 68-seat coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)

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