Compiled by Mike Borkan
Dedication of Northern Pacific Steam Locomotive No. 2164 by Russell Reid, Vol 22, No 4, October 1955, pp 139-146.
Commentary by the editor, along with remarks
by Robert S. Macfarlane at the dedication of NP steam locomotive# 2164 to the
North Dakota State Historical Society on
The Railway Construction Episode of 1881-1882 by H.C. Groth, Vol 28, No 4, October 1961, pp 155-161.
Discussion of the Casselton Branch Railroad Company and the desire for its control by both the NP and the GN.
The Economic Aspects of the Northern Pacific Railroad by Hiram M. Drache, Vol 34, No 4, Fall 1967, pp 321-372.
Very extensive article on the economic
history of the NP in
The Railroads and
Rural Development in the
General article on early efforts by railroad companies to encourage development of agricultural technology and improvement of road transportation during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There is much GN material and the article specifically mentions the 1912 NP demonstration train and exhibits.
Territorial Towns and the Railroads by Kenneth Hammer, Vol 36, No 4, Fall 1969, pp 357-369.
Discussion of the relationship of the
railroads and the towns of
Northern Pacific Officials and the Disposition of the Railroad’s Land Grant in North Dakota After 1888 by Ross R. Cotroneo, Vol 37, No 2, Spring 1970, pp 77-103.
Article covers aspects of the NP’s land disposition in
Reserving the Subsurface: The Mineral Lands Policy of the Northern Pacific Railway, 1900-1904 by Ross R. Cotroneo, Vol 40, No 3, Summer 1973, pp16-25.
Discussion of the NP’s policy of reserving
mineral rights on land assets from the 1864 land grant and some of the related
problems. Material on both
North Dakota Railroad Depots: Standardization on the Soo Line by Frank E. Vyzralek, H. Roger Grant and Charles Bohl, Vol 42, No 1, Winter 1975, pp 4-26.
Discussion of the evolution of the Soo
Line depots in
This special issue presents excerpts from 27 recordings from the North Dakota Oral History project and has only a couple passing references to the NP.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway and James J. Hill in Dakota Territory, 1879-1885 by F. Stewart Mitchell, Vol 47, No 4, Fall 1980, pp 11-19.
Despite the focus of the
North Dakota’s Railway War of 1905 by John C. Hudson, Vol 48, No 1, Winter 1981, pp 4-19.
Discussion in this article focuses on the Soo Line's efforts
to build a line from
A German Journalist Visits the Northern Plains: Paul Lindau’s Memoirs of the 1883 Last-Spike Excursion, translated and edited by Frederic Trautmann, Vol 52, No 1, Winter 1985, pp 2-12
Memoirs of Paul Lindau about the Villard
Party traveling to
The interactions and relationship of the
The Northern Pacific Railway Bridge at Bismarck by Edward C. Murphy, Vol 62, No 2, Spring 1995, pp 2-19.
This is a brief history of the NP bridge