Great Northern Railway Historical Society

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2018 GNRHS Bellingham Convention registration now open

Registration for the 2018 Convention in Bellingham, WA, September 15 to 19,  is now open. The 2018 convention will focus on the history of the Great Northern in upper Washington State and British Columbia with great tours and presentations. This year also features a Post Convention Tour September 20 – 22 to visit the West Coast Railway Read more

GN Day in Skykomish

The annual GNRHS and Skykomish Historical Society joint event “GN Day in Skykomish” was held in Sky on September 12, 2015. Forty-five people attended and enjoyed a day of friendship, stories, displays and short presentations. Highlights included J. Craig Thorpe showing his new painting of the Empire Builder on the Gaynor Bridge, GN veterans telling Read more

2016 Spokane Convention

The 2016 convention will be held in The Lilac City; Spokane, WA, from September 17 to 21.  Our convention headquarters will be the Red Lion at the Park which is only a gentle stroll across the street from the former Great Northern depot, of which the clock tower is still standing. More information will be Read more