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1993

NN No. 40 with Baggage/Mail 20, Coach 5, and Coach 2 on the "Photographers Special" October 31 - November 1, 1993. Train is northbound at Lane City approaching Tunnel 1.
Copyright © 2000 David Sellers; used with permission.

01 Nov 1993

No. 40 pulls a mixed train north from Ely toward the "Hiline".
Copyright © 2000 David Sellers; used with permission.

31 Oct 1993

No. 93 pulls a mixed train south from East Ely and is about to enter tunnel 1 enroute to Keystone.
Copyright © 2000 David Sellers; used with permission.

31 Oct 1993

Nevada Northern "photographer's mixed train" skirting the northern edge of Ely on its way to Keystone.
Greg Maxwell photograph; used with permission.

06 Aug 2000

NN No. 40 has just had her fire cleaned on the ash pit track in preparation for the tourist excursion run.

The 1910 Baldwin recently underwent a major maintenance project lasting almost two years. Mr. John Mariani of Ely, the oldest surviving former employee of the Nevada Northern Railway Company, rededicated her to the rails in July 2000 for her 90th birthday.
Copyright © 2000 Al Clemens; used with permission.

No. 93 turning on the wye at Keystone with "photographer's special " mixed train in the background.

No. 40 with a passenger "photo train" consist at East Ely.

No.s 93 & 40 double heading a mixed freight on the Hiline.

All above photographed 01 Nov 1993 by Greg Maxwell; used with permission.
     

No. 93 with a "photographer's special" freight train of 10 Ingoldsby ore hoppers.

Shown in the East Ely yard in the upper photograph and heading for Keystone in the lower image.

Both photographs taken 31 Oct 1993 by Greg Maxwell; used with permission.

 

 

  Keystone Route — Student Engineer Program
Actually, the student engineer IS a rocket scientist
No. 93 is the engine of choice for a student engineer rental program on 03 June 1995.

Left:
Center:
Right
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Building a head of steam on engine house track number 2.
View inside the cab -- what's going on out there?
Tracks ahead -- view up Robinson canyon on this rainy Saturday morning.

Copyright © 2000 Keith Albrandt

 

 

Hiline Route Tourist Excursion

19 June 1999

No. 105 has dropped the excusion train on the Hiline route and is pulling beyond the turnout ahead. She will runaround on the Lavon siding (on the left) and then reattach to the cars for the return trip to the East Ely yards.
Copyright © 2000 Keith Albrandt

05 Sep 1998

View from the left side cab window of RS-2 No. 105 on the tourist excursion run up the Hiline route.

Copyright © 2000 Jim Bryant; used with permission.

 

 

BHP Mine Run  

Sunday morning mine run on the BHP Nevada Railroad.
06 Sep 1998.

Two SD9's push a string of 15 empty hoppers from the ore yards at East Ely upgrade to the BHP mill at Riepetown.

Clockwise from lower left:

At tunnel No. 1 and three shots through Robinson Canyon to Keystone.

The run is at Lane siding in the photo directly above, followed by three shots approaching Ruth, NV.

The final photograph captures the consist approaching Sunshine siding. A large conveyor at the mill site can be seen in the background.

Copyright © 2000 Jim Bryant; used with permission.

 

BHP Track Bulletin #756 for Sunday, Sep. 6, 1998

Track Bulletin

 
     

 

Nevada Northern Freights on the Mines Branch
     


Near Ruth, NV


Robinson Canyon


Tunnel No. 1

July 1972 action. The NN had made a delivery out to the mines area and is seen in returning to East Ely in the above threee photographs.
Copyright © 2001 Keith Ardinger; used with permission.
     

More freight action from July 1972. This short train led by NN SD-7 No. 401 was photographed from a highway overpass near Ruth, NV on the mines branch.

Copyright © 2001 Keith Ardinger; used with permission.

     

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