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The Nevada Northern Railway is a non-profit 501(c) historical foundation that depends on your memberships, donations, and volunteer time to accomplish its mission.
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: The Nevada Northern Railway Foundation is the trustee of this independent 501c3 non-profit National Historic Landmark.
LEADERSHIP: Mark Bassett, President
You Deserve a Great Vacation
How to Get to Ely, NV
Short Videos about the Railroad
"Be the Engineer" Experience
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
When mentioning the Nevada Northern Railway in an article, please refer to our official web site, https://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.