A couple of railroaders talk about their next moves in front of the newly installed wig-wag signals while the high drivered 4-6-0 and stout 2-8-0 simmer on the mild winter night.
The 51" drivers slip and a dark plume of smoke roars out of the stack of the 1909 ALCO as #93 blows for Lackawanna Crossing during a series of runbys.
Snow capped peaks and sagebrush surround the high desert town while an ore train hauled by the stout 2-8-0 moves south out of the Ely yard.
#93 speeds its short ore train out of the yard while the crew of the steam crane puts the 100-ton piece of machine away for the afternoon after re-railing a derailed hopper.
The 1907 100-ton steam crane re-rails an ore car in the Ely Yard. Thanks to the dedication of the museum members, this historic piece can still be seen working as it would have over a century ago.
The dynamic duo of Nevada Northern's steam fleet sit in front of the recently restored wig-wag signals on a beautiful Valentine's Day (in my case, birthday) evening. A special thanks to all those ... (more)
February 14th, 2014. Nevada Northern Railway's 2014 Winter Steam Spectacular second night photo shoot revisits the newly restored Western Railroad Supply wig wags as NNRY #93 approaches the cross... (more)
Nevada Consolidated Copper Company #93 pulls an empty ore train into the yard at East Ely NV while the crew of the wreck train finishes up after re-railing an ore car.
The switch is lined and locked for the 40 and her mixed train as she rolls through High Line Junction
Nevada Northern 40 leads a southbound afternoon mixed train through High Line Junction
Nevada Northern 93 and 40 simmer in the enginehouse at East Ely
Nevada Northern 40 heads south towards East Ely pulling an afternoon mixed
Nevada Northern 40 leads an afternoon mixed train at Steptoe Creek
Nevada Northern 40 leads its mixed train over Steptoe Creek
Nevada Northern 40 and 93 sit at the Ely freight depot on the point of a mixed train