Listen

News 88.9 KNPR
Classical 89.7 KCNV
'Jazz'

member station



Reporter Rick Andrews with Mark Bassett, executive director of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum.
 

 

Imagine a time, about a hundred years ago, when the citizens of Nevada used the railroad to get around. Ely was the home of the Nevada Northern Railway, and now houses a museum dedicated to the railway.

The 'Nevada Northern' is celebrating its centenial anniversary. News 88.9's Rick Andrews went on a tour of the museum with executive director Mark Bassett.

Governor's Proclamation

Nevada Northern Railway Museum



Rick Andrews with volunteer conductor Skip Allen from Montana.

Support comes from

More from

You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for.  If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.

More Stories

KNPR
KNPR's State of Nevada
Sep 29, 2006

Choo Choo

KNPR
Along the Way
Feb 06, 2002

Ghost Train

KNPR
Along the Way
Jun 11, 2003

Ghost Train