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Hustle Muscle Heads North

Great Northern SD-45 No. 400, “Hustle Muscle,” has returned with its newly rebuilt 20 cylinder Diesel engine to the Duluth-Superior area. The fully repaired locomotive with the beautifully rebuilt prime mover by the Topeka System Maintenance Terminal of BNSF was released from the railroad’s Northtown Diesel Shop late in March, ready for road tests. The Read more


Chas Bettendorf Named New “Goat” Editor

It gives me great pleasure to announce GNRHS has a new editor for our Goat publication. He is Chas Bettendorf and hails from North Branch, Minnesota. Here’s how Chas describes himself and his interest in volunteering for this important assignment: Greetings fellow Great Northern Railway enthusiasts. I’m pleased to introduce myself as the newest editor Read more


President Update

Fellow Goats, For those that did not see it in the March Goat, I stepped down as President of the GNRHS at the end of January. The Board elected Bill McGinley as the new President. Bill and I have been working together to make sure there is an orderly transition of leadership and I hope Read more

 

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