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Volunteers Rule!

The Nevada Northern Railway Museum has a secret that must be exposed. Its trains are not powered by locomotives, but by the Museum’s volunteers. These dedicated individuals are what really power the trains of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum. Bluntly put, without this pool of volunteers there would be no trains running. This past summer over […]

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A Special Memorial

This past week has been a week of memorials. Naturally, the biggest memorial was September 11th. But down at the railroad we had our own special memorial service. Volunteers run our trains. One of our volunteers is John Tyson, the rural reporter for KOLO-TV. This past weekend, John was the engineer on Locomotive 93. It

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Steam Sells!

I came to the Museum with a few preconceived notions. One of them was that a train was a train and it didn’t matter which locomotive pulled it. I thought that the only thing our passengers were after was a train ride. In fact one of the Dads who saw diesel Locomotive 109 pulling into

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An Olympic Achievement

I had the opportunity to give a presentation to the White Pine County Commissioners on Wednesday. As part of the presentation I reviewed the Museum’s experience at the Winter Games in Salt Lake City. I would like to share this Olympic Achievement with you this week. A little background on the Olympics, the venues for

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