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Ely, Nevada: Nevada Northern Railway Museum

Historic train yard covers 56 acres, includes 68 buildings. Train buffs consider it perhaps the best preserved example of an American railroad facility. Many themed excursion trains. Ride in a locomotive, spend the night in a caboose, or just wander among the parked rail cars.

1100 Ave. A, Ely, NV
11th St. and Ave. A.
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Ghost Train.

Ghost Train - Northern Nevada Railroad

If you find yourself in Ely definitely book a ride on the train. The volunteers are awesome and the ride is informative and delightful. Also be sure to take a tour of the train shop, very interesting.

[Christy Shelton, 04/28/2016]
Ghost Train - Northern Nevada Railroad

The historic tracks and trains are kept operational and support a range of themed excursions throughout the year -- a Polar Express Train, Haunted Ghost Train, Fireworks Train, Chocolate Express, Wine Train, Oktoberfest. For a hefty fee, you can even operate a steam or diesel locomotive. The locomotives, freight cars, tracks, and 68 buildings are part of a 56-acre outdoor historic site known as the Nevada Northern Railway Museum. Visitors can wander the site, but with caution -- this can be as dangerous as any active railroad yard.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the museum, the Hotel Nevada and other Ely businesses.


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