Great Northern

Great Northern may refer to:

  • Great Northern (indie band), led by former 30 Seconds to Mars member Solon Bixler
  • Great Northern (country band), led by former Mission Mountain Wood Band member Rob Quist
  • Great Northern Diver (Gavia immer), a bird also known as the Common Loon
  • Great Northern War, a war fought by Russia, Denmark-Norway, and Saxony-Poland against Sweden
  • Great Northern?, a novel by Arthur Ransome in the Swallows and Amazons series, named after the diver
  • Great Northern bean, a white common bean
  • The Great Northern Warehouse, a leisure complex in Manchester, England
  • One of a number of railways; see Great Northern Railway (disambiguation)
  • Great Northern Route, a group of railway services in the South-East and East of England, UK

Other articles related to "great northern":

Great Northern, Piccadilly And Brompton Railway - Legacy
... York Road, Down Street and Brompton Road stations were closed in the early 1930s due to low usage, but in the lead-up to World War II the underground passageways at Down Street and Brompton Road were considered useful as protected deep shelters for critical government and military operations ... Down Street was fitted out for use by the Railway Executive Committee and the War Cabinet ...

Famous quotes containing the word northern:

    In civilization, as in a southern latitude, man degenerates at length, and yields to the incursion of more northern tribes.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)