Welcome to Great Northern Railway Page! My name is
I have been a big fan of James
Hill's Great Northern Railway
from an early age. The black & white
photo from October 1960 is my
Mark, me and my Dad
watching the Empire
portal of the Seattle tunnel. That's
also me trying on
my new GN conductor's
a little more recently.
Rocky lives! If you know where to look, there are still
of the old Great Northern Railway to be admired. Above we
GN #1147, an F-8 class 2-8-0 steam locomotive reposing in
Wenatchee's City Park.
It's time to revisit Stevens Pass and enjoy those orange BNSF
monsters lugging tonnage over the mountains.
CLICK HERE or
on the steam engine above to read about my May 2020
August 2020 Update: With the addition of the Chehalis railcam, I
to check out BNSF's Seattle Subdivision.
CLICK HERE for the
October 2020 Update: Let's
railfan the former Great Northern,
now BNSF Bellingham Sub, past and present.
to read about my day's explore. To the border and back!
Obscure Train Movies is a continuation of my Obscure Train Movies
Obscure Train Movies
features 140+ train-themed movies!
Visit Mark Meyer's
Empire Builder blog!
Join Friends of BNSF Railway!
GN and NP photo archives online!
Check out Ben Ringnalda's
Mountain restoration website!
Visit the Great
Northern Railway Historical Society website!
Check out the online GN
Visit Ben Ringnalda's wonderful
Great Northern Empire website!
Northern Goat fans have visited since April 16, 2002.
Last Update: October 18, 2020.