Up the hill to McGill. Leaving Ely behind, a Nevada Northern mixed freight headed by 10-wheeler #40 crosses the big fill at Steptoe Creek, on the way north to McGill. To ensure a smooth tr... (more)
Anatomy of a Big Hook. Here is a little different view of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum's Big Hook...the 1907-vintage Steam Wrecking Crane A. This contraption weighs as much as a st... (more)
Big Hook: A very useful engine. Wreckmaster John Henry watches as this Nevada Northern wrecking crew rigs a derailed hopper for a lift back onto the iron in the East Ely Yard. Nevada No... (more)
Ely after dark. The Engineer and Conductor on Nevada Northern's Steptoe Valley Flyer converse briefly as their passenger train sits on the platform of East Ely's 1921-vintage railroad depo... (more)
NN #93 heads toward Adverse with a work train during Nevada Northern's winter photo charter.
Two US Army MRS-1s, #B2080 & B2081, and SMARRCO #13, an Alco RS-3, sit behind the shop.
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.
Nevada Northern Wrecking Crane A lifts a flatcar at Lavon siding on the Adverse Branch north of East Ely, Nevada, on February 3, 2007. The crew is performing a “derailment cleanup” with the steam ... (more)
Coal flies off the shovel as fireman Anthony DeBellis feeds no. 93's firebox on the daily run to Keystone.
Nevada Northern #93 leads a wreck train during a Nevada Northern photo charter.
Nevada Northern Winter Photo Spectacular.
NN 40 leads a photo freight across Steptoe Creek.
Nevada Northern #93 heads for Ruth with an empty ore train.
Nevada Northern #40 & #93 double head up the Keystone Line for photographers attending the Nevada Northern winter photo charter.