Where do you find parts for a 100 year-old steam engine? The answer is....you usually don't FIND them, more often then not, you have to MAKE them. At the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, th... (more)
Ely's Engine House Queen. Parked in the far back of the East Ely Engine House, sits the one piece of Nevada Northern's historic equipment that has not moved an inch since I started visiting... (more)
Trouble on the Adverse Branch. Nevada Northern's wreck train holds the siding at Lavon to allow the passage of a scheduled southbound passenger train, before continuing north to McGill. Wi... (more)
Got a hopper in the dirt? That's no problem if you've also got a big hook. And the Nevada Northern Railway Museum does have a big one....a 100-tonner, as a matter of fact. This unit was b... (more)
Anthony practicing for the ballet, or could he be guiding #93 to a safe stop over the pit.
NCCCo 93 is heading up the Keystone line toward the mine at Ruth with a photo freight for the Nevada Northern's Winter Photo Spectacular.
The final runby of the Winter Steam Spectacular weekend races into the fading afternoon sun as the Baldwin built ten-wheeler hauls a short cut of century old wooden boxcars with bright yellow cabo... (more)
Dwarfed by its surroundings NN 40 leads a short westbound toward Ely.
Returning to Virginia City
Nevada Northern Winter Photo Spectacular.
It's 7:02 am and #93 & #40 are prepped and ready to WOW the photographers.
UP 1603 and 1552 tow a short string of cars through the Lear Industrial Center in the Stead area located northwest of Reno.
It could be 1920, but it's not. It is 2014. This timeless photo was taken adjacent to the freight house in the East Ely yard.
Nevada Northern 93 digs into the grade as it makes its way through Lackawanna crossing
A UP Z-train meets the California Zephyr east of Sparks just before sunrise.