FNSR 2022 Calendar

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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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, Baldwin, narrow gauge, steam locomotive, Eureka, Eureka and Palisade Railroad

Eureka at the Nevada Southern

Eureka, an 1875 Baldwin 4-4-0 narrow gauge steam engine

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