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Great Northern Railway: Photo History 1945-1970 & Ore Docks of Lake Superior (2 Book Set)

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This new edition of Great Northern Railway includes the best images from the previous two-volume set originally published in 1998, and have been improved vastly over that version.

The photographs in this collection were taken during the years following WW ll until the Great Northern became part of the new Burlington Northern in 1970.  While the original books were printed in black-and-white, this new edition contains new color photos taken by the author during the 1950s and 1960s.
Railroad and history lovers won’t want to miss this!

The Great Northern Iron Ore Docks were the largest iron ore docks in the world. Now railfans and history buffs can see how these ore docks were constructed and operated through the historic photographs and illustrations in this book. Detailed photos show these fascinating docks in operation (trains loading ships) as well as accurate drawings made from original Great Northern blueprints - perfect for railroad modelers! The majority of the photos cover the 1920s-1970s, which includes the Golden Age of railroading. These docks and the stories they contain are a unique piece of Americana. The remaining docks are falling apart and partially stripped. But through this book, railfans, modelers and history buffs can continue to appreciate the Great Northern Iron Ore Docks.

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