Great Northern Railway Historical Society


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GNRHS Virtual Convention 2021

September 18-19 and 25-26 Following the example set by organizations such as the NMRA andthe OpSIG, our 2021 Convention will be virtual and spread over twoweekends. Attendance will be free to anyone wishing to attend. Markthe dates on your calendar and plan to join the fun in September.There will be clinics, virtual displays, and our Read more


Several new products are now available! A new HO model of the Touhey WA 20,000 bushel grain elevator by Monroe Models. If you model GN, you need at least one grain elevator. Touhey is of the common wood crib style built nationwide from about 1870 to about 1920. Touhey was built in 1913 and its Read more

New SW-1200 model – a GNRHS exclusive

GNRHS is pleased to announce a special offer to GNRHS members on Rapido Trains’ new SW-1200 switch engine painted and lettered as Great Northern #30. Click here to learn more or HERE to order! 20% of your purchase price will go towards GNRHS and its historical preservation mission. You can help GNRHS *and* get a great looking model! Electro-Motive Read more


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