Great Northern Railway, 1945-1970 (Paperback)

By Byron Olsen

Enthusiast Books, 9781882256563, 128pp.

Publication Date: February 29, 2008

List Price: 39.95*
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From postwar years to the 1970 merger that created Burlington Northern, a collection of superb photographs portraying passenger, freight, trucking, and Glacier Park hotel operations. Featured are the Great Northern shops, yards, port facilities, depots, operation centers, & more from the Midwest to the Northwest.

About the Author

Byron Olsen worked as an attorney for Great Northern from 1967 until the merger with Burlington Northern in 1970. Many of the photos in this book were being discarded, when they were discovered, and saved, by Byron. Mr. Olsen has published numerous books for EnthusiastBooks.