WHAT: Nevada Railroad Symposium is a three day gathering of serious railfans to discuss and learn about railroad history and technology
WHERE: Nevada Northern Railway main yard and facilities in Ely, NV
WHEN: Held annually, usually third weekend of September.
For over forty years the Nevada Railroad Symposium has been drawing railfans and railroad experts from all over the country and world for
the weekend-long symposium. Each year in-depth presentations cover topics in
areas of railroad technology, history, and economic and social impact.
Since the symposium is hosted at the facilities of the Nevada Northern Railway, there's always opportunity for hands-on experiences in the shops, yard, and right-of-way. Typical experiences in the past have included: