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Surviving Railroad Depots of Nevada, presented by Jean-Guy Tanner Dubé
February 28, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Doors open at 6:00pm. Presentation at 6:30pm. Admission is $8 and free for museum members and ages under 18.

Nevada’s railroad history is long, rich, and varied. Nevada’s rail history dates to 1868 when the Central Pacific Railroad reached the state building east from Sacramento, California. In the century and a half […]

Reception – Through Our Eyes
November 8, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Nevada State Railroad Museum and Veterans Affairs are hosting an reception for museum’s new temporary exhibit Through Our Eyes.

The exhibit currently features portraits of sixteen Veterans from the Sierra Nevada Health Care System’s catchment along with the veteran’s My Life, My Story, a first person narrative life history. The exhibit features a variety […]

Through Our Eyes: The Women Veterans’ Experience
October 28, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Women are the fastest growing demographic of the armed forces, and recognition of that dedication and grit honors all generations of women who serve. Relative to their male counterparts, women Veterans continue to experience a lack of recognition for their contributions to the armed forces. The Women Veterans’ Program was tasked with implementing efforts […]

Spirits & Spirits: Presentation by Janice Oberding
September 11, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

This Presentation Covers the Importance of the Railroad to the Silver State’s History, and the Part the Railroad Played in the State’s Folklore and Ghosts.

October 27, 5:30pm
$35 General Public Ticket
$30 Friends of the NSRM Ticket

Tickets available through the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum.

All proceeds go to the Friends of the Nevada State […]

Fourth of July Celebration
May 26, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Visit the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, for our Fourth of July Celebration! The 2023 celebration will take place on July 1, 2, and 4. Historic 1875-built wood-burning locomotive, Inyo, will be steamed up. Train rides behind No. 25 will be available, as well. More details forthcoming!

In addition, save money by purchasing a […]

Fourth of July Celebration
May 26, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Visit the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, for our Fourth of July Celebration! The 2023 celebration will take place on July 1, 2, and 4. Historic 1875-built wood-burning locomotive, Inyo, will be steamed up. Train rides behind No. 25 will be available, as well. More details forthcoming!

In addition, save money by purchasing a […]

Edwards Motor Car Rides
May 26, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Take a ride on the historic Tucson, Cornelia & Gila Bend No. 401 Edwards Motor Car. Built in 1926 by the Edwards Motor Car Company, the 401 hauled passengers between Ajo and Gila Bend, Arizona, from 1926 until 1947.  Rides occur approximately every 30 minutes from 10:00am until […]

Edwards Motor Car Rides
May 26, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Take a ride on the historic Tucson, Cornelia & Gila Bend No. 401 Edwards Motor Car. Built in 1926 by the Edwards Motor Car Company, the 401 hauled passengers between Ajo and Gila Bend, Arizona, from 1926 until 1947.  Rides occur approximately every 30 minutes from 10:00am until […]

Edwards Motor Car Rides
May 26, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Take a ride on the historic Tucson, Cornelia & Gila Bend No. 401 Edwards Motor Car. Built in 1926 by the Edwards Motor Car Company, the 401 hauled passengers between Ajo and Gila Bend, Arizona, from 1926 until 1947.  Rides occur approximately every 30 minutes from 10:00am until […]

McKeen Motor Car Rides
May 26, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Nevada State Railroad Museum is offering rides on the historic Virginia & Truckee McKeen Motor Car! Approximately 150 of McKeen Motor Cars were built between 1905-1917 for various United States railroads. McKeen Motor Cars were built with a gas engine and were among the first pieces of railroad equipment to be designed aerodynamically. […]

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