I’ve Been Workin’ on the Railroad
If you have a family outing on your agenda, consider a steam train.
The links below will acquaint you with the opportunities here in Nevada to climb aboard an antique passenger car pulled by a hissing, clanking steam locomotive. that glides away from the depot, builds up speed and begins a slow-dance, gently swaying as the wheels mark time clickety-clack, clickety-clack, clickety-clickety-clack. That’s Mark Basset at left, welcoming you to the Nevada Northern Railway at Ely.
What Are these Cars and why are they sitting in Battle Mountain?
These crudely decorated passenger cars are gathering dust on the tracks near the old Battle Mountain depot. Who do they belong to, and what are they waiting for? If you know, please clue us in.
Last ride for the West’s iconic trains?
by Forrest Whitman
If you see a train, better get on it. The California Zephyr, the Coast Starlight, the Empire Builder, the Texas Eagle and my favorite, the Southwest Chief, may soon be heading West for one last ride. Read More
Nevada Northern Railway | V&T in Virginia City | V&T in Carson City
Nevada Southern Railway | Nevada Railroad Museum | Railfanning