There will be cowboys, horses, outlaws, and in-laws, so hold on to your wallet! Those robbers have been known to hold up the trains running through these parts.
Join a local geologist who explores the local mining history and how the railway entered the picture. There is also a show and tell with real ore samples.
Experience what it was like to work on the railroad all the livelong day
Bring your zoot suit and quench your thirst at the onboard speakeasy, while keeping an eye out for the revenuers
Join us for a commemoration of the famous Pony Express route that traversed Nevada, linking the country together in 1860. At 4:30 sharp, a train pulled by one of our steam locomotives will pull out of Ely, heading up the hill toward the old Ruth Mining District. Once we arrive at the Keystone area we […]
Experience a marvelous western sunset and watch the stars come out, while enjoying a glass of champagne on a relaxing train ride in Nevada's high desert country.
The event will be held at one of the most historic, scenic and interesting venues possible: the Northern Nevada Railway Museum. Situated in the middle of the century-old Nevada Northern Railway’s working railyard, you will hear and see the vintage steam and diesel locomotives pulling their loaded cars, as they pass within feet of the […]
For those of you who aren't fortunate enough to live up here in the Rural Inter-Mountain West, you are missing our breathtakingly beautiful sunsets and night skies. For those of you who live in these parts, you may not have taken the time lately to stop and gaze at the Heavens. Either way, plan a […]
For those of you who aren't fortunate enough to live up here in the Rural Inter-Mountain West, you are missing our breathtakingly beautiful night sky. For those of you who live in these parts, you may not have taken the time lately to stop and gaze at the Heavens. Either way, plan a special night […]
Our photography workshops are an intensive three and a half day experience that is based at photogenic Nevada Northern Railway, National Historic Landmark in Ely Nevada. Time stopped at the railroad. You will be able to hone your photography skills under the tutelage of two of the best known rail photographers in the western United […]