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The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, will be closed to the public on Monday, April 17, and Thursday, April 20, 2023. This closure is due to an ongoing construction project occurring at the museum this spring. The museum is expected to reopen to the public on Friday, April 21, 2023. […]
On July 2, the Nevada State Railroad Museum and the Nevada Women’s History Project collaborated on a presentation regarding Nevada’s suffrage movement and its connection to the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Watch the presentation […]
The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, has just added an audio tour of the Jacobsen Interpretive Center, featuring our sesquicentennial exhibit on Transcontinental Railroad. Click here to find it (it’s optimized for mobile phone users). You can listen to it on our app! Search “Nevada State Museums” in Apple’s App Store or on Android devices […]
A replica of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad locomotive No. 1, the Lyon, arrived at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City on Monday. It will be added to the museum’s collection of rolling stock from the V&T era. Photo courtesy Nevada State Railroad Museum.
CARSON CITY, Nevada – The old saying that legends […]
CARSON CITY, Nevada – The completion of the transcontinental railroad in the spring of 1869 changed America forever, dramatically reducing the time and cost for people and goods to move across country and accelerating the western expansion of the industrial revolution.
This spring, the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City will unveil a major […]