Lights, Camera, Action - STEAM! One of the co-stars of the latest AT&T commercial is none other than the 119 year old movie star herself, Locomotive # 40 of the Nevada Northern Railway. She takes ... (more)
In celebration of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869, the two steam locomotives at the Nevada Northern Railway, locomotive # 40 and # 93, pose head to head in recognit... (more)
NNRY 93 is reflected in a puddle as she rolls gently into the East Ely yard with a short freight consist.
NNRY 93 hisses and smokes in the cold Nevada night air while a railroad employee looks out from the cab of a rotary plow on the adjacent track.
At the end of a long day, locomotive 93 brings its short freight train back into the East Ely Yard. This staged scene was part of the 2015 Winter Photo Weekend at the Nevada Northern.
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.
Engine number 40 brings the Steptoe Flyer past the water column and up to the East Ely Depot for boarding. This staged scene was part of the 2015 Winter Photo Weekend at the Nevada Northern.
Nevada Northern 93 brings a train of empties into the yard at East Ely to await their next assignment. This staged scene was part of the 2015 Winter Photo Weekend at the Nevada Northern.
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)
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)
Anatomy of a Big Hook.Here is a little different view of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum's Big Hook...the 1907-vintage Steam Wrecking Crane A. This contraption weighs as much as a stea... (more)
Big Hook: A very useful engine.Wreckmaster John Henry watches as this Nevada Northern wrecking crew rigs a derailed hopper for a lift back onto the iron in the East Ely Yard. Nevada Nort... (more)
Wig-Wags! Nevada Northern's Alco #93 rumbles past one of two recently-restored Wig-Wag Crossing Signals as it enters the East Ely Yard with a hopper train. The signals guard a 3-track cros... (more)
It could be 1920, but it's not. It is 2014. This timeless photo was taken adjacent to the freight house in the East Ely yard.