The Full Wiki

More info on Nevada Southern Railroad Museum

Nevada Southern Railroad Museum: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nevada Southern Railroad Museum is a railroad museum in Boulder City, Nevada operated by the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs.

The museum functions as a branch of the Nevada State Railroad Museum and is located on the tracks that were installed to support construction activities at the Hoover Dam.[1] The state obtained the tracks and right of way from the Union Pacific Railroad in 1985.


Heritage railroad

The museum operates a heritage railroad which offers passenger excursion trains using historic railroad equipment on a 7-mile, 45 minute round trip. Operations began in 2002 and the museum also offers the opportunity for passengers to ride in the locomotive cab and to operate trains.[2] For serious railfans, this ride features a preserved former Union Pacific EMD GP30, number 844, which at one time necessitated the renumbering of steamer Union Pacific 844 to Union Pacific 8444.[3]

See also


External links


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address