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GN Cabooses in Minnesota

 

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Big Lake

 

X???   Early series To Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern as MN&S #6 or #7 19?? To Elmer Scherber 19?? Red

 

Near Eagle Lake, just north of intersection of MN Hwy 75 and 227th Ave NW. PRIVATE July 2005 Elmer Scherber, owner. No trucks.

Photos taken July 7, 2005

by Ben Ringnalda

Breckenridge X111 1967 X106-X115 To BN 10151 1970. Sold to Breckenridge 19??

GN X111 Red

Great Northern Depot, Minnesota Ave & 4th St N. July 2007 X111 was delivered new in Big Sky Blue colors

Photos taken September 17, 2005

by Ben Ringnalda

Callaway X85 1963 X66-X85 To BN 10245 1970. Sold to David Varilek 9/1987. To Dirk Lenthe 19?? To Maplelag Resort 19??

GN X85

Red

Maplelag Resort, 30501 Maplelag Rd. July 2005 Jim & Mary Richards, owners. In use as cabin.

Photos taken July 8, 2005

by Ben Ringnalda

Calumet X529 10/1923 X447-X576 To BN 10986 1970. Retired 6/1980. To Hill Annex Mine State Park 19??

GN X529

Red

 
Hill Annex Mine State Park, 880 Gary St. July 2003   

Photos taken July 29, 2003

by Ben Ringnalda

Cambridge Not available X302 6/1953  X295-X309 To BN 11388 1970. Sold to Smith Brothers 6/1981. To Cambridge 19?? BN 11388 North of town on private property     Location?
Chisholm X601 9/1925 X577-X601 To BN 10990 1970. Donated to Minnesota Museum of Mining 9/1979

GN Red

 

Minnesota Museum of Mining, 701 W Lake St July 2003   

Photos taken July 29, 2003

by Ben Ringnalda

Duluth X452 11/1920 X447-X576 To BN 10980 1970. Retired 4/1971. Donated to LSRM 5/1979.

GN X452 Red

 

Lake Superior Museum of Transportation, 506 W Michigan St July 2005  
Photos taken July 29, 2003 

by Ben Ringnalda

East Grand Forks X259 6/1948 X199
X229
X250-X270
X271-X294
To BN 11287 1970. Donated to GNRHS 10/27/1985 and kept at Dakota County Fairgrounds, Farmington, MN. To NLMRA 9/4/2003. GN X259 Red Sherlock Park Heritage Village Northern Lights Model Railroad Association & Museum, 219 20th St NE July 2005

 

Traded with Minnesota Transportation Museum for NP 4-6-2 2153

Photos taken July 9, 2005

by Ben Ringnalda

Grand Marais   X257 6/1948 X199
X229
X250-X270
X271-X294
To BN 11285 1970. Sold to RDS Company 10/1984. To Two Harbors 19?? To Tim Young 19?? GN X257 Red 1807 Hwy 61 W July 2005 Tim Young, owner. No trucks.

Photo taken July 21, 2005

by Bob Ulberg

Lindstrom   X640 8/1927

 

X637-X749 Retired 1/1964. To Mark Campbell 19?? Red 13700 Chisago Blvd. PRIVATE Sept. 2005 Mark Campbell, owner
Photo taken August 4, 2003

by Ben Ringnalda

Melrose

 

  X719 1929

 

X637-X749 To BN 10999 1970. Donated to City of Finlayson 2/1976. To Richard Young 19?? Red 'Memoryville' pioneer village, 2.5 miles west of town. 36079 Co Rd 65. Sept. 2005 Richard (Dick) Young, owner. In poor condition.

Photo taken July 30, 2003

by Ben Ringnalda

Mountain Lake

 

X210 10/1941

 

X198
X200-X228
X230-X249
To BN 11209 1970. Sold to Heritage House 11/1977. To Heritage Village Museum 19?? GN Red

 

Heritage Village Museum, Hwy 60 at County Rd 1. July 2005  

Photos taken July 16, 2005

by Ben Ringnalda

New Brighton X271 12/1950 X199
X229
X250-X270
X271-X294
To BN 11299 1970. Sold to RDS 12/1982. To Valspar Corporation 19?? Located downtown Minneapolis as 'Le Caboose' break room. To New Brighton Area Historical Society 1992. GN X265 Red (Repainted 2006)

 

Long Lake Regional Park, 1500 Old Highway-8 NW. July 2006 Mistakenly numbered X265.

Photos taken August 2, 2003

by Ben Ringnalda

Nisswa X27

 

1958 X1-X30 To 10387 1970. Retired 6/1984. Donated to City of Nisswa 1986. To Nisswa Area Historical Society 19?? Nisswa centennial green and yellow At NP Depot, 25611 Main St (near intersection with Park St). July 2003  

Photos taken July 28, 2003

by Ben Ringnalda

Palisade X584(?) 9/1925 X577-X601(?)   GN Red Old River Road Antiques, 44892 US Hwy 169, 12 miles north of Aitkin. July 2003  Dick & Darlene Hildek, owners. No frame or trucks.

Photos taken July 28, 2003

by Ben Ringnalda

St. Paul X216

 

11/1941

 

X198
X200-X228
X230-X249
To BN 11214 1970. Donated to Minnesota Opera Company 12/1978. To MTM 19?? BN Green Minnesota Transportation Museum, Jackson St. Roundhouse, 193 E Pennsylvania Ave Dec. 2008 Plywood siding.
Photos taken August 2, 2003

by Ben Ringnalda

St. Paul Not available X242 6/1943

 

X198
X200-X228
X230-X249
T0 BN 11245 1970. Donated to St. Paul Arts & Sciences 12/1978.         Gone to?

 

Spring Grove

 

X148 9/1969

 

X136-X155 To BN 10068 1970.

 

Rock Island 80204. Red and Yellow Bentley-Wennes Auctions, All Phase Arena, 700 E Main St

 

Oct. 2004

 

 
Photos taken October 24, 2004

by Ben Ringnalda

Waite Park X240

 

6/1943

 

X198
X200-X228
X230-X249
To BN 11243 1970. To City of Buxton, ND 19?? Donated to GNRHS 2001. Donated to STARail 2011. GN X240 Red St. Cloud Area Rail Legacy Museum, 512 Third St N (Corner 2nd Ave)
 
Nov. 2011

 

Plywood siding. Under restoration.

Photo taken

at Waite Park, MN

by Todd Driver

 November 28, 2011

Photo taken at St. Paul, MN by Ben Ringnalda, August 2, 2003

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