About Us

The Great Northern and Cascade Railway was started on July 5th 2012. Our opening day was May 4th, 2013. The original 1898 Great Northern Railway depot was moved and restored. The depot serves as our Museum and gift store.

With the exception of 2020 we have given train rides to the public from the first weekend in May until the last weekend in October. This includes holidays. Our focus is the history of the Great Northern Railway. Skykomish was a division point on the Cascade division.
We are a 501-C3 nonprofit organization. We operate soley on donations and sales from our gift store. The Railway is 100% volunteer run. We have a new website and are expanding our horizons with new items for sale. There will be something for everyone.
Skykomish has a rich railroad history. The Great Northern and Cascade Railway intends to keep this alive.