Great Northern 1969 Timetable

This timetable doesn’t say “condensed,” but like so many others in the late 1960s it has shrunk to a fold-out brochure rather than a stapled booklet. Instead of being three eight-inch panels wide, however, it is three-and-one-half (or, put another way, seven four-inch panels).

Click image to download a 4.0-MB PDF of this timetable.

Three trains went missing since the 1967 timetable: the Red River from Minneapolis to Fargo; trains 3 & 4 from Havre to Great Falls; and one of the Seattle-Vancouver Internationals. That left the Empire Builder, Western Star, Winnipeg Limited, Minneapolis-Minot via Grand Forks Dakotan, Gopher, Badger, one International, and GN’s Seattle-Portland pool train. Besides the schedules for these trains, this folder includes equipment lists, agents, sample fares, and a small system map.


Great Northern 1969 Timetable — 1 Comment

  1. Interesting how, by this time, GN waived the first class fare for sleeping car travel. What a deal – only $26 above the coach fare of $71 to occupy a duplex roomette between Seattle & Chicago. So different from Amtrak, where to upgrade to sleeping car can cost many times more than the coach fare, rather than just 1/3 more.

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