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GN-related structures (Lines East):

North Dakota:

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Montana Eastern (Great Northern) bridge over Yellowstone River near Fairview, MT.  Now listed on the Register of Historic Places, this bridge was to be GN's second mainline across Montana.  Cartwright Tunnel shown above was North Dakota's only railroad tunnel (wood lined) and is found immediately after crossing the bridge.  July 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

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Grain elevator along GN branch line, Des Lacs, ND.  Photo taken by Kevin Brown in July 1991.

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Grain elevator and water tower along GN branch line, Des Lacs, ND.  Photo by Kevin Brown in July 1991.

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Water tower at Des Lacs, ND.  Photo by Kevin Brown taken in July 1991.

Gassman Coulee trestle, just west of Minot, ND.  July 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

GN semaphore, Minot, ND.  July 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

Gavin Yard Tower, east of Minot, ND.  July 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

Verendrye, ND trestle and David Thompson memorial.  July 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

Great Northern Hotel at Devils Lake, ND (across the street from depot).  July 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

Minnesota:

Barnesville, MN water tank.  August 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

Original GN whistle post, Barnesville, MN.  August 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

Monument to coming of the St. Paul & Pacific Railroad, Breckinridge, MN.  Near the X-111 caboose just north (west) of the depot.  August 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

Norcross, MN water tank.  August 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

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Three water towers still standing at Litchfield, MN.  Notice the facing goat logo still visible on the single water tower.  Photo taken by Lindsay Korst in July 2001.

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Gallows-style turntable and machine shop? at Willmar, MN.  Photo taken by Lindsay Korst in July 2001.

James J. Hill half-statue in Eastman Park, St. Cloud, MN.  Photo taken by Lindsay Korst in July 2003.

GNR sign at museum in Dassel, MN.  August 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

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Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis, MN.  From l to r:  Block with Jas. J. Hill name (the only structure he allowed his name to be on); 1883 keystone; arch with mill ruins in background; two-shot panorama of Stone Arch Bridge.  The bridge is now used as a bike/walking trail over the Mississippi River.  Photo taken by Lindsay Korst in July 2001.

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Courtesy of Ralph Back is this photo of the newly-installed turntable at MTM in St. Paul in December 2001.

The James J. Hill mansion at 240 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota.  From left to right:  Lindsay Korst photo of mansion from July 2003; postcard of mansion stained glass windows; JJ Hill postcard; postcard of mansion's pipe organ.

More of the James J. Hill mansion.  From left to right:  postcard of the mansion breakfast room and chandelier; postcard of mansion central staircase; postcard of entire mansion; two Lindsay Korst photos of the sign outside the house on Summit Avenue.

Right next door at 260 Summit Avenue is the Louis W. Hill mansion.  Now privately owned, it is kept in immaculate condition.  August 2003 photo by Lindsay Korst.

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First GN office building at 281 East Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul, MN under restoration.  Photo taken by Lindsay Korst in August 2003.

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GN/NP office building (First Trust Building) at 176 East 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN.  Photos taken by Lindsay Korst in August 2003.

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James J. Hill Reference Library (http://www.jjhill.org) at 80 West 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN.  Photos taken by Lindsay Korst in August 2003.