Leaving Town. On the outskirts of Ely, #40 climbs up towards Tunnel 1, heading for the mine at Keystone. Near this spot is where the original main line, later downgraded to a branc... (more)
Face Off. Nevada Northern stable mates 40 and 93 square off in front of the coal tower at East Ely. #40 had just returned from the morning's trip with the passenger consist. Siste... (more)
Is It Time Yet? The morning's shooting in the East Ely yard complex has been completed, and all concerned are anxiously waiting to head out on the line. Engineer John Tyson sits in... (more)
Tucked Away. Its Sunday afternoon, and the Nevada Northern Railway's engine crews have completed their switching. With all of the line's restored rolling stock safely stashed away,... (more)
Early Morning Chill. With the air still cool not long after sunrise, #40 can make a enormous plume of salt-and-pepper exhaust. Unfortunately it would warm up a bit as the day wore ... (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)
A Nevada Northern Express Freight brings a little color to the winter desertscape, as it races north toward the yards at East Ely, some 7 miles distant. The power this day is Baldwin #40, a 1910... (more)
Nevada Northern steam engineer Ron Taylor reverses locomotive #40 through East Ely yard.
Nevada Northern engineer Ron Taylor sounds three short blasts on the whistle as # 40 reverses through East Ely yard.
Fireman David Rabber unlocks the switch early in the morning as a thick fog lies over the yard. In the background, an SD-7 lies waiting to switch onto neighboring rails.
The diva poses for her close-up. With the capable hands of Engineer John Tyson on her throttle, Nevada Northern's striking 1910 Baldwin 10-wheeler pauses for photographs in a snow-covered E... (more)
A Nevada Northern local freight leaves the Mines District in Keystone for East Ely Junction, some seven miles to the north. On point today is Nevada's official State Locomotive: Baldwin #40. T... (more)
High drivered Nevada Northern #40 pulls her wooden passenger coaches in the high desert very near the old Copper mines around Ruth, Nevada on a crisp, cold, and clear winter's day.
High drivered Nevada Northern #40 pulls her wooden passenger coachest towards the old Kennecott Copper mines (operated today by Canadian firm Quadra) at Ruth.