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This section is all 20 pages of the Great Northern's section of the Official Guide from August 1955.  It offers a wealth of information, a snapshot of the railroad at the time including train schedules, passenger equipment, railroad officials, miles operated (8,282) and even an elevation profile of the route.  

WARNING:  These are BIG .jpg files (350k to 500k) and may take a while to download (especially if you're on a dial-up connection).  Click on the thumbnailed picture to view the page of your choice.  Below each page is a brief description and date.

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Page 1064 - Official Guide - August 1955 - GN system map (west)

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Page 1065 - Official Guide - August 1955 - GN system map (east)

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Page 1066 - Official Guide - August 1955 - GN Officials & Agents

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Page 1067 - Official Guide - August 1955 - GN Officials & Agents

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Page 1068 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Great Domes advertisement

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Page 1069 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Empire Builder schedule

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Page 1070 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Western Star schedule

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Page 1071 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1072 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train accommodations

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Page 1073 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1074 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1075 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1076 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1077 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1078 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1079 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1081 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules

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Page 1082 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules & symbols key

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Page 1083 - Official Guide - August 1955 - Train schedules