Take a trip back in time aboard one of our regularly scheduled passenger train trips. Excursions operate throughout the year:
Join railfans who come from around the world for a first-hand adventure on the "Best-preserved short-line in America":
Getting here can be a great adventure. Check out some of the options:
Yes, you can spend a night or two here in the museum.
The perfect gifts for a serious railfan! Nothing better than being in the cab of a real, full-size locomotive as it works up the mountains and into the tunnels.
Give the Gift of Time Travel to your serious railfan. Find out more about true railroad adventures here.
WHAT: Acclaimed by critics as the best preserved, most authentic, American short-line railroad in existence
WHERE: Ely, NV (elv. 6447ft). Approximately 250 miles north of Las Vegas in the mountains of Central Nevada
OWNERSHIP: White Pine County Historical Railroad Foundation and the City of Ely are the trustees of this 501c3 non-profit National Historic Landmark.
LEADERSHIP: Mark Bassett, Executive Director
Selected published news articles about the Railway
"At the Throttle" - A series of articles by Mark Bassett, Executive Director
Nevada Northern Railway as a Movie Location
Nevada Northern History, Art, and Culture
When mentioning the Nevada Northern Railway in an article, please refer to our official web site, http://www.nnry.com. Here readers can find out more about the history of the railroad, the area it serves, and information about upcoming events including our unique "Be the Engineer" experience.
|31 Jul 2013||Steptoe Valley Flyer|
|15 May 2013||Sunset and Stars Train|
|18 May 2013||Good Prospects on Saturday Geology Trains|
|01 May 2013||Mom's Ride Free on Mother's Day|
|30 Apr 2013||Wig Wag Signal on American Restoration|
|18 Sep 2006||Nevada Northern Railway Proclaimed National Historic Landmark|