Number 40 prepares to head back to the house after a long day on the Keystone Line.
Dawn at Steptoe Creek.
NNRy 40 and KCCo 109 both rest inside the shop building at East Ely, the 109 having just been put to bed after switching the yard in a snowstorm.
NNRy 40 climbs upgrade out of the one remaining tunnel on the line to Ruth, NV.
Engine 40 takes refuge from a winter snowstorm in the shops at East Ely.
Nevada Northern's ten wheeler rolls south just after sunrise across the fill at Steptoe Creek on the High Line.
Nevada Northern's #40 has been ferrying us around since 5 am, as it makes a stunning run-by under a fantastic winter sky.
NNRY 40 chugs across the fill at Steptoe Creek in the early morning sun.
The Sagebrush Shortline: On a clear February day, Nevada Northern Railway 4-6-0 No. 40 leads a short mixed train through the desolate Steptoe Valley. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works i... (more)
NNRY 40 letting out plenty of steam as she works up the grade to High Line Junction. You can just make out the grade of the other track on the right side of the photo.
A fireman-in-training on the Nevada Northern throws another shovel of coal into the belly of locomotive #40. Hearing him get feedback on the finer points of firing a 100+ year old locomotive was a... (more)
Nevada Northern #40 steams out of the engine house while #93 waits her turn in the adjacent stall.
Nevada Northern #40 steams across Steptoe Creek as the rising sun peeks through her drivers. This was the last day of the annual winter photo charter put on by the railroad.
Locomotive 40 moves about the East Ely Yard in preparation for the day's work. This staged scene was part of the 2015 Winter Photo Weekend at the Nevada Northern.