The Great Northern Railway lines east

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Statementby Patrick C. Dorin.
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LC ClassificationsTF25.G7 D67 1985
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ISBN 100875645410
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The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company incorporated in with the object of building a line from London to quickly saw that seizing control of territory was key to development, and it acquired, or took leases of, many local railways, whether actually built or arters: King's Cross.

The Lincolnshire lines of the Great Northern Railway are the railways, past and present, in the English county built or operated by the Great Northern Railway. The Great Northern Railway was authorised in and was to build from London to York via Newark and also a "Loop Line" via GNR leased and operated the East Lincolnshire construction proceeded in stages, and.

The Great Northern Railway was among America's most distinctive and noteworthy railroads. Though its most spectacular scenery was in the western half of the line, called Lines West, there was a very busy network of trackage, and considerably more traffic, in the Lines East, essentially including the states of North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and extensions into Wisconsin, Iowa, and Manitoba.

The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands: Nottingham-Grantham, Bottesford-Newark, Melton Mowbray, the Leicester Line and Ironstone Branches: Author: Alfred Henshaw: Contributor: Railway Correspondence and Travel Society: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, ISBN: RAILWAYS OF BRITAIN - 35 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY EXPRESS PASSENGER LOCOMOTIVE, No.

DESIGNED BY Mr. IVATT, ,C.E., M.E. THE Great Northern is the first link in the East Coast route to Scotland; and, by means of its own lines, joint lines, running powers and agreements, its working area extends not only over the Border but westward to Liverpool and. The Great Northern Railway (reporting mark GN) was an American Class I g from Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Seattle, Washington, it was the creation of 19th-century railroad entrepreneur James J.

Hill and was developed from the Saint Paul & Pacific Great Northern's route was the northernmost transcontinental railroad route in the U.S.

A History Of The Eastern Reaches Of The Great Northern Railway's Derbyshire Extension. Hayden Reed's book Includes plenty of pictures and maps with a good history of the areas its covering.

Hardback, pages, black & white and colour photographs.

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ISBN: The Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway (LD&ECR) was built to connect coalfields in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire with Warrington and a new port on the Lincolnshire coast. It was a huge undertaking, and the company was unable to raise the money to build its line.

With the financial help of the Great Eastern Railway it managed to open between Chesterfield and Lincoln with a branch.

The GNRHS is dedicated to the preservation, study, and history of one of America's greatest railroads, the Great Northern Railway. To Society Members, we offer carefully-researched Reference Sheets, a quarterly GN Goat publication, an annual calendar, discounts on model kits, books, CD's and other items, and an annual convention to discover all that is the Great Northern Railway.

The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands. Volumes One to Four. Four volumes covering all aspects of the GNR in the East Midlands. Volume 1 - Colwick Yords; Nottingham London Road - Gedling - Basford; Volume 2 - Nottingham Victoria and the GC Line; The Leen Valley Network and Extensions.

Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands: Nottingham Victoria the GC Line- The Leen Valley Network and Extensions by Henshaw, Alfred at - ISBN X - ISBN - Railway Correspondence & Travel Society - - Softcover. The Lines West book by Charles Wood is slapdash and leaves a great deal to be desired.

The new edition is another lesser attempt which will sell since nothing else is available.

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There is a new revised edition of Lines East which I haven't acquired yet but it appears to be s: 2. The Great Northern Railway was among Americas most distinctive and noteworthy railroads. Though its most spectacular scenery was in the western half of the line, called Lines West, there was a very busy network of trackage, and considerably more traffic, in the Lines East, essentially including the states of North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and extensions into Wisconsin, Iowa, and : Signature Press.

Bibliography Books and Magazine Articles concerned wholly or substantially with the Great Northern Railway. Compiled by Allan Sibley with contributions from members. In addition to the printed material, the University of Illinois has added two books to a free to use online library: The history of the Great Northern Railway, – Charles H.

Grinling Locomotives Read more Bibliography. Built by the Great Northern Railway (GNR) as their London terminus, Kings Cross became the London terminus for the entire East Coast Main Line and a 'gateway to the north'. This is a status which it continues to enjoy, with classic Ivatt Atlantics and Gresley Pacifics replaced by Class 43 'HST' diesel electric locomotives and Class 91 electric.

The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands: Nottingham-Grantham, Bottesford-Newark, Melton Mowbray, the Leicester Line and Ironstone Branches [Henshaw A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands: Nottingham-Grantham, Bottesford-Newark, Melton Mowbray.

THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY by Charles and Dorothy Wood Pacific Fast Mail Edmonds, Washington, Library of Congress # THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY: A HISTORY by Ralph W.

Hidy, Muriel E. Hidy, Roy V. Scott and Don L. Hofsommer Harvard Business School Press Boston, Massachusetts, ISBN THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY: A. The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands: Nottingham-Grantham, Bottesford-Newark, Melton Mowbray, the Leicester Line and Ironstone Branches by Alfred Henshaw,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands: The Erewash Valley Lines, Pinxton Branch, Awsworth - Ilkeston Heanor and Stanton Branches.

HENSHAW, Alfred Published by The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, Sawtry (). Probably the definitive pictorial history of the Great Northern, this book traces the railway's history from its predecessor lines through to Burlington Northern's "new" Cascade Tunnel.

Packed with hundreds of black and white, sepia (and some color) photos as well as paintings by Mike Pearsall and Howard s: 8. Father Peterka's book is a wonderful collection of historic and modern photographs of the history of the Great Northern Railway from St.

Paul to Seattle. It is kind of a virtual journey along the historic route across the plains of Minnesota, North Dakota, and Montana, then through the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific s: 7.

This page consists of various books about the Hi-Line region specifically, the Great Northern Railroad, or books that provide good information about the Hi-Line along with other info about Montana.

For ease of browsing, the page is divided into 4 sections, depending on the theme of the book. A History Of The Eastern Reaches Of The Great Northern Railway's Derbyshire Extension.

By Hayden Reed, Pages Black and White Hardback, This book Includes plenty of pictures and maps with a good history of the areas its covering. ISBN This book is a very large pictorial history of the Great Northern Railway from it's inception to it's merger into Burlington Northern in This is mostly a photo book, though it includes some history on the GN as well.

It is well written, though it is mostly rather general, and offers little that can not be found in other books. The Great Northern Railway was somewhat tardy in joining the Streamlined Era, but when it did so init became an aggressive participant with enthusiasm.

Within a short 10 year period,the Great Northern had completely modernized, streamlined, and domed its main line passenger trains. The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands: Erewash Valley Lines, Pinxton Branch, Awsworth - Ilkeston, Heanor & Stanton Branches by Henshaw, Alfred at - ISBN - ISBN - Railway Correspondence & Travel Society - - Softcover.

Fascinating reading, countless pictures, lots of long lost memories brought back to mind, l would recommend this book to any one who knows the area portrayed, l have also purchased other books by the same publishers regarding the Great Northern, unfortunately, l am having trouble getting the Nottingham Victoria and Leen Valley extensions, book, Has anyone got one to sell, call Reviews: 8.

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The Great Northern Railway was the partner in a number of joint lines: M&GN - The Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway. This line, as the name suggests, part owned with the MR, was Britain's longest joint railway. There were two western legs to the line; one from Peterborough and one a few miles further north in the vicinity of Bourne, Lincs.

Great Northern Outpost Vol Bradford & Thornton Railway. marked the 60 anniversary since the closure to passengers of the Great Northern Railway routes linking Bradford, Halifax and Keighley, known locally as the Queensbury lines, and, as the Keighley section of these routes joins our very own Worth Valley branch at Great Northern Junction, the history of these lines is of great.

Great Northern is a trading name of Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd. Registered in England under number: Registered office: 3rd Floor, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6EE.

Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Govia Ltd.Book Review. The Rusty Dusty: Two veteran railroaders begin their history with a review of the coming of railroad service to the Pacific Northwest, but quickly move into details of the construction, operation and economic impact of the former Great Northern Railway’s “W-O” (Wenatchee – Oroville) branch line, a line that became one of its highest revenue branches.White River Productions: The Great Northern This is an all-color pictorial of James J.

Hill's Great Northern Railway. Formed from a pair of bankrupt startup Minnesota railroads inHill and his partners went on to acquire and build, with private money.