Interloper. A diesel occupies the yard at East Ely, while the NN's two steam locomotives sit in the enginehouse. But not to worry, steam fans - this was a Friday afternoon, and bot... (more)
Smoke Show. Its 7am, and #40's crew has been on duty since 3:30, building the fire in preparation for a day on the high iron. When she finally emerged from the engine house, the co... (more)
Ladies In Waiting. Nevada Northern locomotives 40 and 93 lie in wait inside the enginehouse. I arrived before sunrise to photograph the engines, and their crews were on duty long b... (more)
Every year during the annual Nevada Northern winter photo shoot, the steam locomotives take the spotlight. But what about the diesels? Where else will you find an operable RS-2 and RS-3 running ... (more)
A Kennecott ore train heads east from East Ely on the mainline toward Hiline junction and the hiline branch to McGill. All recreated by the Nevada Northern museum of course.
It's Alive! Looking a bit like something out of a sci-fi movie, Nevada Northern's 100-Ton Wrecking Crane A swings into action at the site of a minor yard derailment, during the 2010 Winter ... (more)
No. 40 rolls downgrade out of the tunnel on the NN branch between East Ely and the mines at Ruth/Copper Flat. The Nevada Northern was a common-carrier, so the consist is appropriate, even on a bra... (more)
Sex and steam? Only in Nevada! During a photographer's weekend, Nevada Northern 4-6-0 No. 40 rolls past the last two operating brothels in Ely, the Stardust Ranch and the Big Four Ranch. Prosti... (more)
Nevada Northern Railway Winter Photo Freight night photography session in the yards at East Ely Nevada - Feb 4th, 2011 - © Scrise.com.
When you travel to Ely, Nevada for one of the Nevada Northern Railway's annual Winter Photo Shoots, you want one of two things: You want crystal clear skies and brilliant, low-angle sun....or you... (more)
The tired crews of a pair of Nevada Northern Locomotives watch impatiently as a Switchman struggles to break a frozen switch free. The men have been on duty since before dawn and the fatigue, co... (more)
Nevada Northern's "boss" - Executive Director Mark Bassett directs switching movements in the East Ely Yard.
After two days of clouds, the sun shines through as Nevada Northern 93 performs some late afternoon switching maneuvers in the East Ely Yard.
Nevada Northern engineer Ron Taylor sounds three short blasts on the whistle as # 40 reverses through East Ely yard.
Nevada Northern engineer Ray Moser guides N.N. SD-9 #204 out of East Ely yard.