Great Northern Railway Historical Society

Monthly Archive for March 2015

GNRHS on YouTube

With a new website also comes a video channel on YouTube on which we’ll be posting videos about GNRHS activities and of course our own GN SD45 #400 ‘Hustle Muscle’. Bookmark our channel at We start of with a great video by our resident video-photographer Jeff Otto of Hustle Muscle at St. Paul Union Read more

GNRHS Archives acquires Ora Deal Photo Collection

Ora Deal (1887-1960) loved trains. For many years he lived in Starkweather and Enderlin, ND where as a hobby he took pictures of Soo Line and Great Northern trains. He also belonged to a group called the International Engine Picture Club. Sponsored by The Railroadmens’ Magazine, it offered rail enthusiasts free membership to encourage them Read more

‘Earl Currie Limited’ convention trainride

On the Saturday of the Convention members are offered a great opportunity to ride an all-GN train behind our own GN SD45 #400 ‘Hustle Muscle’. MTM’s former GN SDP40 #325 will also be present. The trainride will be over the route of the Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway between Osceola, WI and Withrow, MN. Read more


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