Nevada Northern's #40 has been ferrying us around since 5 am, as it makes a stunning run-by under a fantastic winter sky.
NNRY 40 chugs across the fill at Steptoe Creek in the early morning sun.
The Sagebrush Shortline: On a clear February day, Nevada Northern Railway 4-6-0 No. 40 leads a short mixed train through the desolate Steptoe Valley. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works i... (more)
NNRY 40 letting out plenty of steam as she works up the grade to High Line Junction. You can just make out the grade of the other track on the right side of the photo.
A fireman-in-training on the Nevada Northern throws another shovel of coal into the belly of locomotive #40. Hearing him get feedback on the finer points of firing a 100+ year old locomotive was a... (more)
Nevada Northern #40 steams out of the engine house while #93 waits her turn in the adjacent stall.
Nevada Northern #40 steams across Steptoe Creek as the rising sun peeks through her drivers. This was the last day of the annual winter photo charter put on by the railroad.
Locomotive 40 moves about the East Ely Yard in preparation for the day's work. This staged scene was part of the 2015 Winter Photo Weekend at the Nevada Northern.
Two steam locomotives simmer in the cool night air in mid February. One is about to depart with the railroad's passenger train, the Steptoe Flyer. The other, engine 93, is waiting for the passenge... (more)
Engine number 40 brings the Steptoe Flyer past the water column and up to the East Ely Depot for boarding. This staged scene was part of the 2015 Winter Photo Weekend at the Nevada Northern.
40 and 93 battle it out as they head a mixed train through a sweeping S-Curve near Lane City
Nevada Northern 40 continues its trip to Ely with its afternoon mixed as it heads into a sun thats getting lower in the sky