Crossing a high desert fill over Steptoe Creek is Nevada Northern 2-8-0 No. 93 and a short freight near East Ely, Nevada, on February 2, 2003.
The engine facilities in Ely are a real treasure, a window into the past almost unchanged since the days of steam. Beautiful # 40 heads in for a snooze while # 93 gets a little TLC.
Nevada Northern Engine 40, a Baldwin graduate of 1910, sits in quiet repose dutifully awaiting her next assignment.
Nevada Northern Railway Baldwin 2-6-0 #40 in the Nevada Northern Shops for maintenance, minus its tender, in October of 2013.
Nevada Northern #40 leads mixed train across snow bound Gleason Creek during a winter photo weekend.
Under the careful eye of hostler Chris Nally, the pride and joy of the Nevada Northern Railway eases out of the East Ely Engine House. After a few reversing moves, Baldwin #40 will back down onto ... (more)
Highlighted by the afternoon sun streaming in through an open shop door, the Queen of the Nevada Northern simmers quietly after handling the day's excursion to Keystone. The East Ely Engine House... (more)
After dumping the ash pan east of the coaling tower, Nevada Northern #40 drifts through the yard behind the RIP building on its way to the engine house.
Running light on the return trip to East Ely, Nevada Northern's Queen of the Fleet exits Tunnel 1 alongside US Route 50. A double-booking of cab riders for the morning's train resulted in a light... (more)
Nevada Northern No. 40 heads towards Keystone with a work train.
Pride of the Nevada Northern, Engine 40 backs her historic train to the depot in preparation for a Steptoe Valley Flyer excursion run.
In Her Natural HabitatNevada Northern 40 poses by the East Ely Depot, with the yard and coaling tower as a backdrop. The Nevada Northern is a unique place, with equipment and buildi... (more)
Pride in Their WorkAn enginehouse crew poses with Nevada Northern 40, showing a little pride in the dirty, thankless work of hosteling and maintaining these machines.
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