Don Helper waits to back the 40 through Ely Yard
Drifting down the Hiline. Nevada Northern's big Alco Consolidation #93 drifts down the Hiline near MP H6 on a cool February afternoon, hauling string of empty freight cars and a lone combin... (more)
Nevada Northern Freight pulls into East Ely yard on Valentines Day 2015.
Steamscape - Gleason Creek. Hands-down, one of the most photogenic spots on the Nevada Northern Railway is this one, on the Keystone Line west of Ely. This is Gleason Creek, near the mine... (more)
The coal and water tower complex in the East Ely Yard is the focus of activity on this sunny, and relatively mild February morning. Two very different locomotives from the Nevada Northern ... (more)
It's not typically a good sign when you see a hot steam locomotive being pushed into a machine shop by a diesel yard goat. It generally means there's a mechanical issue, and it often means... (more)
With Nevada Northern 4-6-0 #40 leading, 2-8-0 #93 shoves on the rear as they take a mixed train north from Ely towards McGill on the High Line.
In search of snow.... The Rotary Pilot on Nevada Northern's Snow Train looks as if he's calling for the train's locomotive to mount a charge at the next drift, but alas, he's just calling ... (more)
Tucked away at the back of the East Ely Engine House are a couple of pieces of the Nevada Northern collection that haven't been out much lately. On the left is the Alco RS-3 Locomotive #10... (more)
Dave Turner and Lennox Purinton (standing) wait on Nevada Consolidated Copper Company #93 for the steam crane crew to finish their work on re-railing an ore car.
Snippets of the glory days..... Although the Nevada Northern Railway is a working museum, and the equipment and facilities are in constant use, there are a few dusty corners in various bui... (more)
Not many places like this anymore.... The cavernous Nevada Northern Engine House in East Ely sits open to the morning light, on a Friday morning in February, as the museum gets ready for t... (more)
Steamscape - The Steptoe Valley. A colorful Nevada Northern mixed freight hammers its way north through Mosier Cut, en route to Hiline Junction and finally, McGill. This image gives you ... (more)
Pouring on the power. A pair of Nevada Northern's big horses take a heavy freight north on the mainline toward Hiline Junction on a clear, cool winter day. On the point is Baldwin #40, a ... (more)