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40'_Box_12'_DD
40'_Box_12'_DD_2
40'_Box_12'_DD_3
40'_Box_12'_DD_4
40'_Box_14'_DD
40'_Box_15'_DD
40'_Box_PSC_DD
40'_Wood_Box_SD
40'_Express_Box_SD
40'_PS_Box_8'_SD
40'_Box_9'_SD
40'_Box_8'_SD
40'_OB_Box_SD
40'_Box_10'_SD
40'_Box_6'_SD
40'_Box_6'_SD_2
40'_Box_PW_SD
40'_Box_PW_SD_2
40'_Box_Rebuilt_6'_SD
40'_Box_WS_SD
40'_Stock
40'_Stock_2
40'_Stock_3
40'_Stock_4
50'_Box_15'_DD
50'_Box_PSC_DD
50'_Box_PSC_DD_2
50'_Box_PSC_DD_3
50'_Box_PSC_DD_4
50'_Plug_Box_DD
50'_ACF_Box_SD
50'_Box_PS_SD
50'_Box_OB_SD
50'_Stock
60'_Box_DP
60'_Box_SD
31'_Hopper_Two_Bay
35'_ACF_70_Ton_CH
35'_ACF_100_Ton_CH
35'_PS_Two_Bay_CH
36'_Two_Bay_Hopper
40'_Three_Bay_Hopper
40'_Airslide_CH
40'_Flat
40'_Gondola
40'_ACF_Hopper
40'_Log_Flat
47'_PS_Three_Bay_CH
47'_4Bay_Beth_Hopper
50'_Airslide_CH
50'_GATC_CH
50'_PS_CH
50'_ACF_Cyl_CH
50'_Flat
50'_Flat_2
50'_Flat_and_BF
50'_Wood_Chip_Car
52'_Covered Hopper
52'_TOFC_Flat
53'_Thrall_Gondola
53'_Thrall_Gondola_2
53'_Bulkhead_Flat
53'_Gondola
54'_PS_100_Ton_3BH
55'_Four_Bay_CH
55'_Magor_CH
60'_Flat_and_BF
60'_Flat
60'_Aircraft_Parts_Flat
60'_Wood_Chip_Car
60'_Wood_Chip_Car_2
65'_Gondola
65'_Gondola_2
85'_TOFC_Flat
89'_TOFC_Flat
23'_Ore_Car_SS
32'_Tank_Car
40'_Tool_Office_Bunk
50'_Air_Dump_Car
50'_MOW_Tank_Car
50'_MOW_Tank_Car_2
30'_Steel_Caboose
30'_Steel_Caboose_2
30'_Steel_Caboose_3
Locomotive_Crane
Scale_Test_Car
34'_Covered_Hopper
34'_Hopper
34'_Sand_Hopper

This section contains modeling information from Scott Thompson of Eden Prairie, MN and Ted Fandel of Morrison, CO.

Scott has authored three books on Great Northern freight equipment.  All 3 books were published by Four Ways West Publications, P.O. Box 1734, La Mirada, CA  90637 in 1995, 1996, and 2000.

Ted has been a member of GNRHS since 1979.  His primary modeling interest is the Spokane, WA to Nelson, BC branch line during the 1960's.  Ted is currently working on a small layout of the branch and kitbashing appropriate equipment.

Click on the car type links to the left or use the handy Search by Number Series which will take you to the specific modeling page for that car.

In each modeling description there is a section titled 'Reference'.  This refers to either a book or article for model and prototype photos and additional information.  The most common references are:

Great Northern Equipment Color Pictorial Books 1, 2 and 3 by Scott Thompson
Great Northern Passenger and Freight Car Color Guide by Dave Hickcox
Lines East by Pat Dorin
Great Northern Railway Historical Society Reference Sheets
Mainline Modeler magazine
Model Railroader magazine
Rail Model Journal magazine