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)
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)
Bringing up the rear of a heavy Nevada Northern freight, the beefy Consolidation #93 provides a mighty push that will be needed for the climb from Ely to McGill via the Hiline. For most o... (more)
Up the hill to McGill. Leaving Ely behind, a Nevada Northern mixed freight headed by 10-wheeler #40 crosses the big fill at Steptoe Creek, on the way north to McGill. To ensure a smooth tr... (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)
Ely after dark.The Engineer and Conductor on Nevada Northern's Steptoe Valley Flyer converse briefly as their passenger train sits on the platform of East Ely's 1921-vintage railroad depot.... (more)
NN #93 heads toward Adverse with a work train during Nevada Northern's winter photo charter.
Two US Army MRS-1s, #B2080 & B2081, and SMARRCO #13, an Alco RS-3, sit behind the shop.
Nevada Northern Railway Museum Executive Director Mark Bassett lines the switch for the work train being pulled from the shop while #93 waits for the move. After this, #40 will pull ahead to grab ... (more)