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Preserved Great Northern Baggage 

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Photos taken August 2004 by Greg Pascut

HW Baggage car 19?? #??               Fosters Antiques, #4 504 Oak St (off US 2 southbound), Sandpoint, ID In use as part of antique store

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Photo taken July 17, 2002

LW Baggage car

19?? as HW passenger car

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Rebuilt as LW Baggage car for Empire Builder service 1946

          To BN (781) 1970. To LINC 262 19?? Port of Tillamook Bay Dinner Train, Tillamook, OR Picture taken on the Dinner Train at the 2002 GNRHS convention.

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Photo taken May 2003 by Eric Hopp

LW Baggage car

1/27/1908 by Barney & Smith as wood, truss-rod dining car

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Rebuilt with steel underframe and steel sheathing 3/20/1926

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Rebuilt as Baggage car 9/3/1929

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Rebuilt as LW Baggage car for Empire Builder service 3/9/1946

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To BN (784) 1970 and put into storage. To BN MOW tool car 976146 6/24/1977. To MTM 6/5/1987.

Minnesota Transportation Museum Osceola, WI

In operation on the Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway

277 Not available LW Baggage Car 1946 by Pullman as Chicago Great Western 80 277 Purchased from CGW 1965 - - - - - - To BN (695) 1970. To BN MOW after 1971. Sold for scrap to a dealer in Kansas City 1987. Purchased by Roanoke Chapter NRHS 1988. Sold 2001 to unknown party Unknown Still at Roanoke Chapter NRHS.

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Photos taken October 22, 2004

71' Wood Baggage car 1907 by Barney & Smith 1065 308 (Re# 7/25/1927) 03161 (Re# 3/28/1939) X2478 (Re# 5/28/1944) - - -   Heritage Square - Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN Car number uncertain. Reportedly scrapped 10/25/1985 but certain unique features match photos of X2478.

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Photo taken July 28, 2000

LW Baggage car

1929 as HW solarium

observation car. 

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'Cyrus H. Jenks'

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Rebuilt as Baggage car 7/1959

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To BN (766) 1970. To IERHS 19??

Inland Empire Railway Historical Society at the Fairgrounds Spokane, WA

 

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Photo taken July 28, 2000

HW Baggage car

6/16/1893 by Barney & Smith as a dining car. 

GN 552

GN 752

Rebuilt as buffet-

smoker car 11/29/1899

EM 790 (Eastern  of Minnesota) 6/13/1907

GN 7531

Rebuilt as buffet- parlor 8/12/1908

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Rebuilt as Official Car 7/19/1924

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Rebuilt as Baggage car 8/26/1940

 

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MOW 6/1951

 

To BN 1970 Sold to Pacific Hide & Fur 2/1983 To IERHS 19??

Inland Empire Railway Historical Society at the Fairgrounds Spokane, WA

 

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50' Express boxcar

1952 by GN

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To BN 1970. To BN 950535 MOW 19??

Retired 1988

Lake Superior Transportation Museum

Duluth, MN

Donated by BN in 1988

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Photo taken July 1, 2004 

50' Express boxcar

1952 by GN

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To BN 1970. To BN 950458 MOW 19??

Pueblo Railway Foundation

Pueblo, CO

 

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