Skip Allen eases the 93 forward
Don Helper waits for his next move
Dave Turner pulls the whistle cord as the 93 backs through Ely Yard.
The coal and water tower complex in the East Ely Yard is the focus of activity on this sunny, and relatively mild February morning. Two very different locomotives from the Nevada Northern ... (more)
It's not typically a good sign when you see a hot steam locomotive being pushed into a machine shop by a diesel yard goat. It generally means there's a mechanical issue, and it often means... (more)
With Nevada Northern 4-6-0 #40 leading, 2-8-0 #93 shoves on the rear as they take a mixed train north from Ely towards McGill on the High Line.
In search of snow.... The Rotary Pilot on Nevada Northern's Snow Train looks as if he's calling for the train's locomotive to mount a charge at the next drift, but alas, he's just calling ... (more)
Tucked away at the back of the East Ely Engine House are a couple of pieces of the Nevada Northern collection that haven't been out much lately. On the left is the Alco RS-3 Locomotive #10... (more)
Dave Turner and Lennox Purinton (standing) wait on Nevada Consolidated Copper Company #93 for the steam crane crew to finish their work on re-railing an ore car.
Snippets of the glory days..... Although the Nevada Northern Railway is a working museum, and the equipment and facilities are in constant use, there are a few dusty corners in various bui... (more)
Not many places like this anymore.... The cavernous Nevada Northern Engine House in East Ely sits open to the morning light, on a Friday morning in February, as the museum gets ready for t... (more)
Pouring on the power. A pair of Nevada Northern's big horses take a heavy freight north on the mainline toward Hiline Junction on a clear, cool winter day. On the point is Baldwin #40, a ... (more)
Bringing up the rear of a heavy Nevada Northern freight, the beefy Consolidation #93 provides a mighty push that will be needed for the climb from Ely to McGill via the Hiline. For most o... (more)