WHO: The Nevada Northern Railway is a non-profit 501c3 historical foundation, made possible only with the support of members like you.
WHY: The railway simply would not exist without its loyal members. In addition, members are entitled to some great benefits.
WHEN: Join anytime during the year. Your membership is good for the next 12 months.
HOW: The easiest way to become a member, renew your membership, or give a
gift membership is to use the on-line membership process.
Start by selecting a level, to the left.
Trains are Running
We are back in operation and we're following the Nevada State
Guidelines for Museums.
We will all work together to be safe during these times:
We will be significantly reducing event
capacity so there will be plenty of room to spread out.
The train and station will be cleaned before each activity
The number of people in any one area will be
All participants will need facemasks while
inside any coach or building
As an independent, non-profit 501(c) historic foundation, the mission of preserving what is one of the last real American short-line railroads is on all of our shoulders. Without your help and support the Nevada Northern Railway would be just a memory with a bit of overgrown, abandoned roadbed. Together, you, and the rest of the world-wide community that cares, have pitched in to make it "The most authentic, and best cared-for" railroad on the continent.
In September 2006, the Nevada Northern
Railway complex at East Ely was designated a National
Historic Landmark. This was an earmark
achievement for the museum. With it comes an increased
responsibility for stewardship of the property, but,
unfortunately, no direct general funding from state or
national resources. Maintaining it as a unique portal back in time
is the responsibility that each of us as members have. It is up to all of
us to sustain the Nevada Northern, now and into
Your membership is vital to keep the museum in operation. Will you join the
thousands of railfans and historians around the world in this cause? You can
join or renew today by selecting a membership below. It only takes a few
Gift memberships are also available on-line. Select the membership
level below then click the GIFT checkbox on the first page.
95% Discount on train tickets for you and your party
"Be the Engineer" Experience on a steam locomotive
Most of your membership is a voluntary contribution to a
non-profit 501(c) historic foundation. Consult your tax advisor for a
possible tax deduction. If you are unable to complete membership on-line, simply print out the form and mail a check. Membership Form