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NNRY 250th Anniversary Contest

For the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Nevada Northern Railway Museum is committed to renumbering and repainting our EMD SD-9 Locomotive 204 to become Locomotive 250 in a paint scheme that commemorates the 250th anniversary. And we asking for your help!

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NNRY Paint Scheme Contest

The Nevada Northern Railway Museum is sponsoring a contest to develop our 250th anniversary paint scheme. We are inviting the public to enter submissions of their design for the 250th anniversary paint scheme. To encourage the public to submit designs, we are sponsoring a contest.

The winner of the contest will have their design painted on Locomotive 250. Additionally, the winner will have the opportunity to operate Locomotive 250 on the Nevada Northern Railway in their paint scheme after it has been repainted.

Who May Enter?

Eligibility: The contest is open to everyone. Up to five (5) entries, per submission, per individual. There is no cost to enter the contest.

How to Enter?

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Contest Prizes

NNRY will award two main prizes and four additional prizes for the runners-up.

1st Place Winner

Grand Prize Winner

Four (4) Runners-Up

Submit Your Design

Direct questions regarding technical requirements to [email protected] with “NNRM 250th Paint Scheme Contest Question” in the subject line.

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday | 8AM - 5PM
Sunday | 8AM - 4PM

Our Location

1100 Ave A, Ely, NV 89301