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Nevada Northern RR - Ely
« on: June 01, 2012, 06:05:00 AM »
Hey Mike,

If memory serves me, you often are based at Ely in the summer.  Are you familiar with this Steam-powered Railroad?  If so, might you know where they go to from Ely?  I've never heard of them before.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GOiKFSzcOg&feature=related

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Re: Nevada Northern RR - Ely
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2012, 03:37:42 PM »
YES! Seen it many times!

It's totally awesome! In my free time up in Ely I often run down to the train station and crawl all around the property. It's like stepping back in time. I can highly recommend checking it out. I think she runs every weekend in the morning and she does special events.
People who know me, know I am a big fan of this kind of old technology.....

It doesn't really "go" anywhere though I think. Just runs up and down the valley. But it's still worth the ride. (my favorite is watching them start her up though)


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Re: Nevada Northern RR - Ely
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2012, 06:32:35 PM »
There you Mike is IFR rated........I Follow Railways/Railoads.
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