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  • Historical Societies of Interest
    by Otto Vondrak » Wed Nov 12, 2008 4:20 pm
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  • Should BN Have Merged With SP, Instead of AT&SF?
    by Engineer Spike » Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:39 pm
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  • BN/EL power agreement of the late 60s early 70s
    by Railjunkie » Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:42 am
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  • South Canal Street viaduct, Chicago
    by EricL » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:53 pm
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  • Burlington Northern U30C #5365-5394 question
    by Leo_Ames » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:46 pm
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  • Question about "Great Dome" car
    by TCurtin » Thu May 17, 2018 7:46 am
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  • Houston Belt and Terminal
    by Inde_Joe » Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:32 am
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  • CB&Q Waycar interior pics - 1964
    by BR&P » Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:42 pm
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  • Topeka State Hospital siding?
    by NRGeep » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:19 am
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  • CB&Q HS is still around (Edited)
    by BR&P » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:28 am
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  • Northern Pacific Transport
    by philipmartin » Sat Nov 26, 2016 6:01 pm
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  • Western Star / Fast Mail on CB&Q
    by wjstix » Tue Oct 04, 2016 4:59 pm
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  • Portland - Seattle Line
    by bdawe » Tue May 26, 2015 1:33 pm
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  • 1940s GN safety film
    by philipmartin » Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:39 am
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  • New CB&Q Book!
    by therudycometh » Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:28 am
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  • 1952 Electric locomotives for GN
    by Allen Hazen » Fri Sep 25, 2015 1:55 am
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  • Northern Pacific: "The Route of the Great Big Baked Potato"
    by gokeefe » Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:24 am
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  • Frisco Fans: Seen This?
    by Gilbert B Norman » Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:08 am
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  • Yakama, WA Station
    by theseaandalifesaver » Sun May 31, 2015 6:02 pm
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  • Zephyr
    by philipmartin » Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:12 am
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  • BN dinkies.
    by jadebullet2 » Wed May 06, 2009 2:55 am
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  • GN safety film
    by philipmartin » Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:44 pm
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  • Hill, Harriman and the Northern Pacific Railway in 1901
    by CPF363 » Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:38 pm
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  • Status Of CB&Q Zephyr Sets In Saudi Arabia??
    by Death Star » Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:32 pm
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  • Need photo of CB&Q stock car 50500 series
    by BR&P » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:23 am
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  • Nickel Plate RR, Fort Wayne, Indiana
    by terry03 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:56 am
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  • Frisco Meteor Timetable
    by quincunx » Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:46 pm
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  • Why did BN never get widecab GE's?
    by Jmusolf » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:33 pm
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  • BN GP50's
    by ItaliDe » Mon Dec 21, 2009 10:52 pm
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  • Leaders Count
    by Engineer Spike » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:57 pm
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  • GE's In the Executive Scheme....Almost
    by Jmusolf » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:02 pm
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  • Did BN ever have a GE 25 tonner?
    by BN2513GP35 » Thu May 28, 2009 4:15 pm
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  • Pioneer Zephyr
    by dcm74 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:24 am
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  • NP Portland-Tacoma Line
    by CPF363 » Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:55 pm
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  • Photo Of GN SD45 "Hustle Muscle" And a Modern BNSF Train
    by MILW261 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:06 pm
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  • St Paul / Minneapolis Depots
    by HDP » Sat Nov 12, 2005 10:05 am
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  • Great Northern logos in vector format?
    by GNGreg » Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:06 am
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  • Did BN roster any steam locomotives for excursions?
    by atsf sp » Tue Jan 13, 2009 10:48 pm
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  • CB&Q Ex Troop Sleepers Express Cars
    by R,N, Nelson » Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:43 am
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  • Great Northern's experimental caboose X310
    by Leo_Ames » Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:26 pm
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  • Which Graybacks at Creston, IA - 1948-1949?
    by deanej » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:57 pm
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  • CB&Q Chicago Stations
    by JohnD1 » Sun Jul 11, 2010 11:27 am
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  • Southern Pacific's Overnight Service:
    by Train-O » Mon May 16, 2011 11:57 am
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  • CB&Q/C&S Denver-Billings Local
    by Desertdweller » Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:47 pm
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  • Mystery Train On the "Q"
    by dcm74 » Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:25 pm
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  • California Zephyr Power
    by Engineer Spike » Wed Feb 01, 2006 5:54 pm
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    Thu Jan 20, 2011 10:56 pm
  • SP&S C430's
    by Tadman » Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:47 pm
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  • Northern Pacific - Ray Loewy
    by Tadman » Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:57 pm
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    Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:06 am
  • GN Empire Builder frequency of service?
    by lattasnipe9 » Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:20 pm
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  • Naperville Remembered
    by Gilbert B Norman » Wed Apr 26, 2006 11:23 am
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  • ex-BN Commuter E-units
    by MR77100 » Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:19 am
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  • F45 Cabs
    by NorfolkSouthernSean » Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:59 pm
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  • SD40-2 7149
    by tj48 » Thu Mar 06, 2008 9:44 pm
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  • Spokane, WA-Lewiston, ID Line
    by dcm74 » Sun Nov 22, 2009 6:53 pm
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  • What is your Favorite BN locomotive?
    by AmtrakFan » Sat Dec 04, 2004 12:53 am
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  • SP&S In Color - only diesels?
    by jebradley » Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:03 pm
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  • Photos needed: Northern Pacific U33C's in NP paint
    by nydepot » Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:03 am
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  • ex BN cabooses
    by tmerl846 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:23 pm
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  • GN Heater car #8
    by n2cbo » Wed Aug 12, 2009 3:34 pm
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  • CB&Q 504 to debut Saturday at IRM
    by RockIslandU33B » Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:45 pm
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  • FRISCO TRILEVEL AUTORACK QUESTION
    by osp1729 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:11 pm
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  • Santa Fe locomotives on Amtrak
    by RpR » Mon Jan 26, 2009 1:17 pm
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  • CB&Q Galena Illinois Branch.
    by BNSFDS-10 » Thu May 25, 2006 1:19 am
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  • BNSF in Amarillo
    by mckinney » Sat Nov 15, 2008 9:01 am
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  • Looking for old passenger schedules
    by islandtransit » Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:47 pm
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  • "Alliance"
    by CRail » Wed Jan 12, 2005 9:36 am
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  • list of unpatched BN units?
    by Death Star » Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:29 pm
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  • GN Electrification
    by Septa Fan » Sun Jun 29, 2008 12:00 pm
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  • DD35 testing on the CBQ?
    by ChicagoRailFan » Wed Jul 07, 2004 8:28 pm
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  • Why B Units?
    by ThePointyHairedBoss » Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:17 am
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  • All Q NRHS Bulletin
    by Gilbert B Norman » Sat Apr 19, 2008 11:27 am
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  • China Takes a "Cue from the Q"
    by Gilbert B Norman » Sun Mar 02, 2008 5:08 pm
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  • BNSF operations at Cicero,IL
    by cifn2 » Mon Jan 28, 2008 11:37 pm
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  • CB&Q Movies / Videos
    by Engineer Spike » Tue Feb 28, 2006 4:15 pm
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  • BN - white stripes on rear end of locomotive?
    by lupilup » Mon Oct 08, 2007 3:44 am
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  • CF-7 paint schemes
    by EDM5970 » Sat Oct 07, 2006 5:40 pm
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  • CB&Q Electrification
    by Tadman » Fri Dec 01, 2006 4:12 pm
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  • What were the BN major Shops?
    by AmtrakFan » Mon Aug 23, 2004 9:42 pm
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  • C&S USRA 2-10-2s
    by Slobo » Tue Jan 02, 2007 8:37 am
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  • Burlington NortherN U30C 5383
    by U-Haul » Fri Aug 04, 2006 8:24 pm
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  • CBQ way freights, "Irish Mail"??
    by HDP » Wed Oct 11, 2006 10:15 pm
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  • Question about the Burlington & Missouri River RR in NEB
    by travelrobb » Sat Jun 24, 2006 4:56 pm
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  • Spokane, Portland, & Seattle EMD GP38's (#200-205)
    by BurlingtonSD45/U23C » Thu Jun 01, 2006 8:51 pm
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  • SD60MACs
    by BN7151 » Mon Mar 29, 2004 1:10 am
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  • All-electric Zephyr
    by RDG484 » Tue May 30, 2006 10:49 am
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  • CB&Q Moguls
    by Bucyrus6150 » Mon May 22, 2006 7:08 pm
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  • Northern Pacific Passenger Schemes`
    by Tadman » Mon Jan 02, 2006 6:07 pm
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  • ATSF #3435 (STEAMER)
    by Engineer James » Mon Feb 06, 2006 9:39 am
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  • Colorado Springs
    by rrsupplier » Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:51 am
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  • Santa Fe Questions
    by Engineer James » Fri Jan 13, 2006 7:25 am
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  • maps of SP&S and Frisco
    by Otto Vondrak » Sat Feb 19, 2005 10:51 am
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  • Who was the fastest?
    by HDP » Sat Nov 12, 2005 10:01 am
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  • Extended cabs on GP50s
    by USRailFan » Sat Nov 05, 2005 1:18 pm
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  • CB&Q - Question
    by BlockLine_4111 » Mon Nov 28, 2005 12:11 am
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  • GN/BN Empire Builder Question?
    by AmtrakFan » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:55 pm
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  • Burlington and Missouri River Rail Road
    by squints16 » Mon Sep 12, 2005 11:45 pm
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  • Wrong Photo in Book
    by Scoring Guy » Fri Aug 19, 2005 8:06 pm
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  • Does anyone miss the Burlington Commuter E9s?
    by BN7151 » Wed Mar 17, 2004 2:42 pm
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  • CB&Q Junction - SW Iowa
    by spalmer » Thu Oct 14, 2004 9:19 pm
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  • Burlington Air Express
    by Otto Vondrak » Mon Jun 27, 2005 5:12 pm
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