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Nevada Northern Railway Winter Steam Photo Weekend
February 3 - February 5
An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 20, 2023
If you think you were born one hundred years too late to witness the glory of steam railroading, then we have good news for you: you weren’t. There still exists a place where steam locomotives rule the rails.
Hidden away in the high desert of east central Nevada is a time capsule like no other, the Nevada Northern Railway National Historic Landmark. Annually during the first two weekends in February, time travel is possible. Come to Ely Nevada, set your watch back a century, and photograph railroading as it was in the last century.
The Nevada Northern Railway is not a mishmash of equipment from different railroads or different countries, nor is the equipment prettified or garish. This is the original railroad equipment in the original paint schemes in the original setting, on the original Nevada Northern Railway mainline. All of this equipment has been on the property for decades, and some if it more than a century, all of it still operating on the original track that was graded and laid a century ago. Get more info.