It's dawn on the BNSF's former Santa Fe Transcon main, as the classic Santa Fe signals light the way for an eastbound at Ancona, Illinois.
8 big ones on the ground. A few thousand cubic feet of wheat spilled. Track ruined (the CWR is sheared in two different places, and they weren't welds!). No one hurt. A bad flange on a BNSF hopper... (more)
A broken drawbar is the least of the W&Is problems at the moment.
Looking down the street at the 1907 built East Ely depot designed by Fredrick Hale and constructed from locally quarried sandstone. Rising beyond across the yard can be seen the water tower and c... (more)
Details...more details....tucked in the corner of the machine shop in the East Ely engine house is this original enginemen's call board. One can only assume that the conductors' board was elsewhe... (more)
Can you find what's out of place? There is something in this photo giving away the fact that it's not a half century earlier. Regardless, this few looks down from the stairs that lead to the ove... (more)
A faded logo calls out the heritage with pride on a dark cold night. This adornment is on the tender of the NN's long out of service steam rotary plow deep stored in the back of the engine house.
More Details...it's what makes the Nevada Northern truly a time warp. It is like nowhere I've ever been. A vintage tall stand switch rises from the snow as an equally ancient light pole looks on.... (more)
Details...it's what makes the Nevada Northern like no other tourist railroad. It truly is living history. A vintage Adlake lock adorns the side of a fully restored and operational 1912 AC&F wood... (more)
A vintage freight car wheelset rests on the lathe in the machine shop at the NNRy. The fixtures, components, tools, and myriad details simply overwhelm the senses. One doesn't know where to poin... (more)
This was the first GP15L built for SNIM by Super Steel. The unit has just finnished being ran back and forth by reps from Super Steel, EMD and SNIM.
A sole survivor of many in the hundred miles between Cumberland, Maryland and Connellsville, Pennsylvania on CSX's Keystone Subdivision, Green Junction Tower is no longer in service...has been boa... (more)
Two Adams and Westlake (Adlake) kerosene fired switch lanterns at the East Ely yards of the Nevada Northern Railroad. February 12, 2009. Steve Crise Photo, © Scrise.com
The secret life of a switch lantern is reviled in this close up view of a Adlake kerosene fired switch lamp photographed at the East Ely freight yards on Feb. 10th, 2009. Steve Crise Photo, © Scri... (more)
A lonely lantern hangs on the door latch of Nevada Northern wooden freight car #1025.