Another timeless scene captured at a photo freight on the Nevada Northern Railway. Mark Bassett provides hand signals to the engineer as No. 40 is exiting the shops in the early morning hours.
Nevada Northern 2-8-0 No. 93 is caught in a snow squall during a photo freight in February 2012. No. 93 is captured here near the yard limits, heading out the Keystone Branch with a train of ore c... (more)
Fuel Stop. NN 40 eases up to the coal tower at the East Ely yard complex. #40 will take fuel from the wooden portion; the newer concrete section was built when a stoker-fired engin... (more)
Stepping across Steptoe Creek: Nevada Northern No. 40 leads a classy heavyweight passenger train across Steptoe Creek near East Ely, Nevada.
This is a pretty basic wedgie, but it sure looks timeless. The NN really is a gem of historic preservation. The "Ely Junction" location refers to when this was the junction with the original main... (more)
East Ely after dark. The Nevada Northern Yard Crew spots freight cars for unloading at the historic East Ely Freight House. Re-creation courtesy of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum. St... (more)
The quintessential Nevada Northern Freight Train is a hopper train to carry copper ore. This line made its living for most of the 20th century, picking up raw ore from the mines near Keysto... (more)
Steamscape - Steptoe Valley. With the vast expanse of the Steptoe Valley as a backdrop, Nevada Northern's Locomotive 40 signals her approach to the Lackawanna Crossing on the Ore Line to Ke... (more)
Railway Express. Engine crews await their orders as Railway Express Personnel place urgent shipments aboard a short freight that will shortly leave Ely for Currie and Cobre.
On a chilly February morning, Nevada Northern Railway Crews make preparations to dispatch two freights to different destinations. Locomotive 93 on the left, will haul a string of empty hoppers up... (more)
Desert High Stepper. Nevada Northern's high-drivered 10-wheeler #40 gallops southbound through Robinson Canyon with her "Steptoe Flyer" consist on the way to the Ruth. Although the NN Keys... (more)
Double-Ender? Members of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum Crew appear to be in the process of making up a double-ended passenger train, as the venerable #40 backs in to make the hitch wit... (more)
Wake up and smell the coal smoke! Coming through the door from the Machine Shop to the Engine House, this is the scene that greets visiting photographers from around the world each morning,... (more)
The high wheeled passenger pedigree of the 40 is sure evident in this broadside on the fill approaching Lackawanna crossing.
The sun has just gone when NN 93 just comes along with the steam krane.