Great Northern 1964 Annual Report

Even though the GP-30 was, in a sense, obsolete before it was produced, Great Northern features it again on the cover of its annual report, just as it did in 1963.

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Passenger revenues grew slightly from 1963. But the only photo of a passenger train in the report is the combined Western Star/Fast Mail on the inside back cover, and the only reason it is included is because it was the first train across a stretch of track that had been seriously damaged in a flood. It is clear that the railroad had given up on passenger trains financially even as it attempted to maintain a quality service aboard its remaining trains.

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