After the second day of this past weekend’s photos shoot on the NNRY, 40 and it’s two coaches deadheafed to Keystone to turn on the wye for the next days events
High-stepping up the Keystone Branch with a clean stack, #40 leads the Steptoe Valley Flyer over Gleason Creek.
The train is heading into the wye to turn itself before heading back to East Ely. Smoke from forest fires have softened the light.
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)
Nevada Northern 2-8-0 No. 93 brings a freight upgrade into Keystone, Nevada, on February 5, 2005. This train was operated as part of the annual winter photo shoots conducted by Nevada Northern eac... (more)
Keystone: The end of the line. Nevada Northern Locomotive #40 eases her "Steptoe Flyer" consist on to the wye at Keystone Nevada, during the 2012 Winter Photo Shoot. For all intents and p... (more)
Reminders of what was..... A visit to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum is like walking through a time warp. Everywhere along the line there are undisturbed artifacts, some subtle and som... (more)
Call for the wrecking crew. A brief, but intense snow squall is just clearing the canyon to the east as Nevada Northern's wrecking crew races to deal with a derailment in the Mines District... (more)
A Freight Train Without Freight. NN 109 pulls her short train up to the mine. Unfortunately, this is basically a passenger train, because the mine's concentrated copper ore is ship... (more)
Haulin' Hook A light snow envelops the desert landscape as Nevada Northern's colorful wreck train enters the mines district at Keystone. Directly behind the beefy Consolidation #93 is the... (more)
A Nevada Northern local freight leaves the Mines District in Keystone for East Ely Junction, some seven miles to the north. On point today is Nevada's official State Locomotive: Baldwin #40. T... (more)
Desert high-stepper struts her stuff! After a two-year hiatus during which the condition of her running gear was most closely studied, Nevada Northern's beautiful ten-wheeler returned to... (more)
Nevada Northern Wreck Train. Alco #109 takes the wreck train west past the Keystone Wye on a cold February afternoon. Notable elements in this special-purpose consist include NN's 100-to... (more)
A Nevada Northern local freight heads west toward Keystone into a setting sun.
Nevada Northern Locomotive #109 eases a hopper train past the ore docks at the Keystone Wye.