1960s !

  • 03/31/1960 : Great Northern Railway's the International passenger train makes its last run.

  • 04/01/1960 : Northern Pacific Railway's # 5 & 6 trains fom Seattle to Spokane, Washington are discontinued.

  • 07/15/1960 : Northern Pacific Railway announces plans to merge with the Great Northern, CB&Q & Spokane Portland
                          & Seattle Railroads.

  • 02/17/1961 : Great Northern Railway & Burlington Railroad merger application is filed with the I.C.C.

  • 05/22/1961 : Milwaukee Railroad's Olympian Hiawatha passenger service ends.

  • 03/11/1962 : Northern Pacific Railway's Mainstreeter train # 2, derails at Nelson, Washington.

  • 09/22/1966 : Northern Pacific Railway elects Louis Menk as its company president.

  • 11/03/1966 : Economy buffet diner service begins on Northern Pacific Railway's Portland, OR. to Seattle, WA. runs.

  • 09/16/1967 : U.S. Post Office cancels Spokane, Washington to St. Paul, Minnesota, RPO service.

  • 05/08/1969 : Great Northern Railway's holds its last shareholders meeting.

  • 08/04/1969 : Great Northern Railway acquires control of the Pacific Coast Railroad Company.

  • 09/04/1969 : Great Northern Railway's last diesel locomotive is received.

  • 10/26/1969 : The last Great Northern Railway employee timetable (Cascade Division No. 6) is issued.

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