Great Northern Railway Historical Society


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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

GNRHS is Coming to You

We’ll have representatives at the following events: 2021 Train Days at S.P.U.D. (St Paul Union Depot), St. Paul , MNJune 5th & 6th 2021. 10:00am to 4:00 pm both days Galesburg Railroad Days. T. Fleming Fieldhouse at Knox CollegeJune 26th & 27th 2021. 9:00am to 4:00pm both days 2021 St. Louis RPM Meet. Collinsville, ILJuly Read more


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