Are you a photographer?

Are you an aspiring photographer?  Would you like to submit photographs for publication?  The Friends of the Nevada Southern Railway  (FNSR) seek submissions of photos for their 2022 calendar.  All submissions must meet all of the following criteria: Must be a photo of the Nevada Southern Railway – equipment, museum,

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Volunteering at the Railroad Museum

Why volunteer? With busy lives and with health restrictions, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering can be enormous. Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be more gratifying for you, the volunteer.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

Have a happy, safe, and Merry Christmas from the crew of the Nevada Southern Railway!

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Museum Online Store is open!

You are now able to shop online for many specialty items for railfans, and those who want to support the Friends of the Nevada Southern Railway. T-shirts, coffee mugs, and many more items are available for you to purchase and have shipped to your home or business.

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Regular Trains will not run 11/14-15 and 11/21-22

Attention Members and Friends. Due to the Stay at Home Order 2.0 from Governor Sisolak on Tuesday, 11/10, the Boulder City State Railroad Museum Pavilion will be OPEN regular hours but no display cars will be open to visitors. The regular weekend train rides offered by the museum are suspended

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Here Comes the BC Santa Express!

Experience the magic of riding our train at night on the: Boulder City Santa Express 2020 Each excursion includes a visit with Santa, Storytelling hot chocolate and cookies from Chilly Jilly’z of Boulder City. *** Ticket Prices All seats $35 Adult/Child (1 year and older) *** *First Class Upgrade for

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The Little Engine that could (and did)

You have probably noticed the odd-looking little locomotive sitting on the side track at the museum, and wondered about its history and reason for being on exhibit. The plaques on its side tell part of the story, but there is more to be learned about the Dinky’s history and its

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HOLIDAY EVENTS

HOLIDAY 2020 Due to the latest update on the COVID-19 restrictions, we have not yet finalized our plans for the Holiday 2020 season. We expect we will be able to operate weekend days in December (before Christmas) but may have only 4 runs each day. We also don’t yet know

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Railroad Dining Cars

Before dining cars in passenger trains were common in the United States, a rail passenger’s option for meal service in transit was to patronize one of the roadhouses often located near the railroad’s “water stops”. Fare typically consisted of rancid meat, cold beans, and old coffee. Such poor conditions discouraged

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Boulder City, NV, NV State Railroad Museum, Hoover Dam, Union Pacific, Nv Southern Railway

Nevada Southern Live Steamers

The Nevada Southern Live Steamers is a large-scale, outdoor model railroad located at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City, Nevada. We operate trains powered by a variety of “live” steam engines or replica diesel-electric locomotives on a 7.5” gauge track.  Started in 2011, our railroad is built, maintained,

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