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Great Northern Railway
Marias Pass
Milwaukee Connection
Spokane to Butte
Spokane International
Montana Rails
Mountains to Prairies
Railroads of Montana
Calendar - 2021
A 128-page pictorial history
of Great Northern Railway's
epic journey thru Montana's
Rocky Mountain Divide from Whitefish to Browning
Follow the iconic  Milwaukee Road from Spokane
 highlighting the electrified section from Avery to Butte
in this 92-page full-color book
The Spokane International
 was a small but vital
connection between
  the United States and Canada
This128-page pictorial book tracks the whole story
This Arcadia Publishing
 96-page full-color book
covers all the railroads from
Montana mountains to prairies during the 1960s thru 2000.
 This 2021 full-color calendar features 24 images of scenes from across the state.
Amtrak, BN, BNSF, CMR, MW,
MRL and Milwaukee Road
Includes special Anaconda article
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will not be releasing
the "Montana Rails"
book until
May 16, 2021
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Off the Beaten Pass
30 Years on Marias Pass
Livin' On the Hi-Line
Montana Prairie Adventure
Great Northern
Kettle Falls Branch

Soo Line & Whitetail Branch Milwaukee Road in Montana
Calendar - 2021
 I lived in Essex during the 1980s
and this 28-page color
booklet documents nearly
every milepost between
Whitefish and Browning
The Montana Hi-Line is normally
passed by the occasional visitor to Montana. Follow the BNSF line from Browning to Snowden in this 28-page full-color booklet
 Great Northern's line into northeast Washington history began in 1890s. This 28-page B&W - Color booklet traces the last years in the 1960s Many folks are not aware that the "Soo Line" operated in Montana.
This 26-page booklet highlights
the line and the Outlook depot
destroyed in a 1999 prairie fire 
Montana's favorite railroad is highlighted in 24 historic full-color images of electric and diesel from
East Portal to Harlowton - plus
bonus tributes to E70 and BA&P
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Great Northern Railway
Spokane to Chewelah Book
Spokane International Ry
Larry Shawver
Milwaukee Road
1920s Advertising Book
Great Northern Railway
1920s Marias Pass History
Great Northern Essex Train Movement Orders - 1960s
This never printed 192-page extensive history of Great Northern's Kettle Falls Branch  soft-cover book coming soon Larry Shawver was the premier chronicler of the SI Ry.  Here his essays and photos are highlighted  this
92-page soft-cover book.

The color illustrations in this publication were artistically rendered from photographs along the Milwaukee Road line from Lake Michigan to Puget Sound

During the 1920s, the Great Northern hired Minnesota
author Grace Flandrau to write booklets promoting their new Empire Builder. 

 Actual copies of historical
train movements at Essex  in Marias Pass from the 1960s
Kettle Fall Book PDF Copy

Chewelah Photos
 Future Release
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Great Northern Essex Train Line-Ups - 1960s Great Northern Ry Montana Station and Siding Index Marias Pass Essential
Photographic Guide
BNSF Marias Pass
Milepost Locations
Great Northern Railway
Annual Reports 1890-1904
 Actual copies of historical
train line-ups at Essex  in Marias Pass from the 1960s.
Every train location listed!
Compilation of all Montana Great Northern Railway stations
 and sidings from 1911thru 1950
This folder shows all photo locations and historical information about Marias Pass
assisting the railfan to enjoy their visit to Marias Pass
Pinpoints lineside details along the line comparing structures [tunnels, bridges, snowsheds] and their relation to GN and BNSF locations.        Throughout the years,
Google has scan thousands
of historical in their entirety.
This document provides a glimpse of early corporate GN Ry 
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Index of Central Montana
Newspapers thru 1930s
Story of the Original
Montana Railroad Logo
Great Northern Ry - Montana
Place Names - 1937
Great Northern Ry - Montana
Cross-Reference Directory
An index of newspaper articles related to Central Montana transportation history from the late 1880s thru the 1930s.
Story of the original Montana Railroad logo being  the first corporate logo used in Montana railroading.  In 1937, the Great Northern Ry
distributed a Montana place name booklet. This source provides a good background of locations
Great Northern Railway
Cross-Reference Directory
for every location in Montana
From 1911 thru 1950
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