Nevada Northern 4-6-0 No. 40 backs out of the historic Ely roundhouse while No. 93's crew awaits their turn to take the stout consolidation out for the final day of the winter charter. Taken du... (more)
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)
A couple of railroaders discuss the next move while their high drivered 4-6-0 and stout 2-8-0 simmer in front of the freshly installed wig wag signals on the mild winter night.
The final runby of the Winter Steam Spectacular weekend races into the fading afternoon sun as the Baldwin built ten-wheeler hauls a short cut of century old wooden boxcars with bright yellow cabo... (more)
The warm sunshine gleams of the front of Nevada Northern 93 as the ore train rounds the curve coming to the Lackawanna Road crossing during the second session of the Winter Photo Spectacular.
Pre-dawn in a steam shop is a mysterious feeling time, with the stillness of the night outside suddenly brought to life with the hustle of the locomotive crews checking over the century old machin... (more)
Nevada Northern 4-6-0 #40 leads the much anticipated mixed freight doubleheader out of the first tunnel outside Ely on a gorgeous winter afternoon.
The snow capped hills create a beautiful backdrop for the mixed freight doubleheader charging towards the east entrance of Tunnel 1. Locomotive 40's deep toned whistle resonates throughout the hil... (more)
Safety First: A resounding message at the historic railroad. From the equipment to the logo, it can be found and seen in practice by the way the crews run the railroad.
Dawn light from the windows above the shop reflects off the high mounted headlight of #93, while a thick cloud of steam dissipates over the roundhouse following a blowdown by the stout consolidati... (more)
A powerful blast of steam falls over the Steptoe Creek Fill while #93 and wreck train await permission to proceed north towards Hiline Junction for the runby.
The doors of the roundhouse have just opened at dawn to lighten the two century-plus old locomotives being prepped for the day's charter. 2-8-0 #93 receives a final rundown while #40 awaits its tu... (more)
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.