Nevada Northern & Railroads of White Pine County

 

 
Locomotive Photo Roster  

4-6-0    No. 40

 
   

 

Builder

Type

Road No.

Built

BN

Cyl.

Drivers (in)

Engine Weight

Tender Weight (light)

Weight on Drivers

Effort

Coal (tons)

H20 (gal)

Comments

Disposition

Baldwin

4-6-0

40

Jul 1910

34942

19x26

69

137,400

115,080

 102,500

23,100

10

6000

Purchased new NN No. 40.

NNRy Museum, Ely, NV. Active as "The Ghost Train of Ely".
Service Notes

Cost new $13,139.
Passenger service.

 

June 1938

Ely Depot

Steve Swanson collection
Used with permission

 

 

   


Engineer Roy Noble in cab;
Fireman Jumbo Labate in gangway.

12 July 1939

East Ely, Nevada

Ted Wurm photograph
Steve Swanson collection

Used with permission

 

 

   
07 Aug 1956

East Ely, Nevada

Andy M. Payne photographs
Used with permission

Andy Payne happened to be traveling through East Ely in August 1956. He captured No. 40 under steam for the first time since 1941 in preparation for the September festivities celebrating the golden (50th) anniversary of the Nevada Northern Railway.

 

 

 

   
27 Apr 1957

Shafter, Nevada

Andy M. Payne photographs
Used with permission

Railway & Locomotive Historical Society April 1957 — 1st excursion on the Nevada Northern Railway.

Andy Payne was working for Los Angeles Transit at the time, but came up and chased the NNRy R&LHS 1957 excursion.

   
27 Apr 1957
   
27 Apr 1957

 

 

   
28 Apr 1957

Ely, Nevada

Andy M. Payne photograph
Used with permission

R&LHS April 1957 Excursion. Crossing Aultman Street in Central Ely. Andy Payne remembers waiting for the flagman and a car to get out of the way before he took the photograph. Jumbo Labate is the engineer and Alvin MacIntosh is in the gangway.

 

 

   
30 May 1964

Mainline at Copper Flat

Gordon Glattenberg photograph
Copyright © 2001 Gordon Glattenberg
Used with permission

     

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified 24 March, 2002 by Keith Albrandt