Engineer for an Hour
The "Engineer for an Hour" program allows you to get operating instruction from one of our FRA (Federal Railroad Administration) licensed engineers. After preliminary safety instructions, you will be at the controls of one of our four diesel locomotives. Operation will be along our main line which has approximately 4 miles of track, running from our station at Boulder City to just east of where I-93/95 is paved over our tracks.. The crew will consist of yourself as student engineer, an engineer, and a brakeman.
Photo by Don Kyle
For only $250.00 you will have the opportunity to experience running a diesel-electric locomotive along the
Please call 702-486-5006 or 702-486-5952 for your reservation.
*The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City is one of seven museums managed by the Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs. The Department serves Nevada's citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, presentation and promotion of cultural resources, and education. The Department also includes the State Office of Historic Preservation, Nevada State Library and Archives, and the Nevada Arts Council. For more information visit the department's website at www.NevadaCulture.org.