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,
ELLSMERE – Restoration Begins
ELLSMERE, our historic and beautiful 1899 Wagner Palace Car was moved from the display pavilion to the shop to begin removing the exterior siding. Built for Dr. William S. Webb, son-in-law to William Vanderbilt in the Wagner shops located in Buffalo, NY. Ellsmere is one of the few surviving Wagner
Ellsmere – Basic History Ellsmere was built in December of 1899 for Dr. William Seward Webb, then president of the Wagner Palace Car Co of Buffalo, New York. This was the last passenger car and a private business car built by Wagner as in 1900 the company merged with the
Railway Postal Car
Long before cell phones, texts, and email the U.S. Mail connected the nation. In the 1800s, the United States Post Office realized the potential of using the railroad to not only transport mail, but also sort it along the route. Mailbags once untouched for days were now opened and sorted