1966 GN Condensed Timetable

Great Northern’s 1966 timetable may have been 28 pages long, but as this condensed version shows, the essential information fit into the equivalent of four of those pages.

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By this year, the railway was operating just eleven trains a day: the Builder, the Star, Winnipeg Limited, Twin Cities-Minot Dakotan, Twin Cities-Fargo Red River, Twin Cities-Duluth Gopher and Badger, twice-daily Internationals, an unnamed Seattle-Portland train, and an unnamed Havre-Great Falls train, plus buses from Great Falls to Shelby and Butte. Still, that’s more than twice the number of trains operated by rival and future merger partner Northern Pacific, which had just five daily trains in 1966.

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