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  • December 20, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,298 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    Additions to your freight car modeling knowledge, and your chance to update, clarify, expand and correct any freight car article we publish...    It would take a major kit-conversion to make a precise duplicate of this GN...
  • October 3, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 943 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    The Great Northern X100 as kit-bashed by the author; a model with the real "flavor" of the prototype. - Photo by the author. Author Unknown Editors Note: On various occasions we've heard from readers who indicated they would like to writ...
  • October 2, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,422 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    End view of GN 28075 showing brake wheel change. - Photo by the author. by Cyril Durrenberger THE PROTOTYPE    Since 1887 the Great Northern and now the Burlington Northern have built and modified many freight cars at the...
  • August 30, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 842 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    Note difference in height of these cars from the 60000 series. - Staffan Ehnbom photo.Model Die Casting car body with the center 10 foot portion removed to make the Model and 60000 series car. - Photo by Staffan Ehnbom.Another view of the same Model D...
  • July 31, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,383 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    The last article in the series by Dave Schumacher Not drawn to scale - BLACK TRUCKS AND UNDERFRAME    [Ed. This is the final article of a multi-part series - Part 1 is in the August 1977 issue and Part 3 is in the December 1...
  • July 23, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 3,336 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    MHP kits (WE-43S) built up as SP&S "Wapinitia Pass, " 701 and GN "Pitamakin Pass, " both 6-5-2s. - Author Photos by Dave Schumacher    (Part 3 of a three-part series - Part 1 is in the August 1977 issue. Unfortunatetly...
  • June 28, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 2,999 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Spokane Portland & Seattle O-1 2-8-2 #506 at Portland Oregon in 1950. - Photo: Jim Morris Collection By Skip Caswell    The Spokane, Portland and Seattle acquired thirteen 0-1 Class 2-8-2 Mikado engines from the Great ...
  • June 14, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 3,681 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Great Northern's S-class Northerns were impressive locomotives, as attested by this near-broadside view of S-1 2551 at Fargo, N. Dak., in September 1954. GN had six S-1's and 14 S-2's, used in passenger and fast-freight service. - Photo: Charles Felst...
  • June 8, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,646 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    A-B F-units clad in the classic Great Northern scheme of yesteryear lead the Duluth-Minneapolis Badger at Superior. Wis., in the 1950's. - Photo: From R. R. Wallin via Al Chione and collection of James Humbert Don't have room for a full-s...
  • May 30, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,258 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Built by Brooks in 1883, venerable Great Northern American No. 186 as it looked in 1940. This engine was renumbered to 220 in 1947, and it was scrapped in 1947 - a longer career than most diesels enjoy. At Sioux Falls, S.D., in 1927. GN...