Nevada is a state that is endlessly proud of its history. In fact, there is an abundance of places where you can still experience the Silver State’s old days, back when the Wild West was conquered and much of our state had yet to be explored. One of these places is the historic railroad yard in the old mining town of Goldfield. This railroad yard is living history at its finest. Home to all sorts of historic gems, including old automobiles and train cars, strolling through this place is like traveling 100 years back in time. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or you just love exploring, this awesome historic Nevada town is a must-visit destination.

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This place is utterly fascinating. It’s crazy to see so many old artifacts in one place!

Have you visited this historic railroad yard? If so, what was your favorite part? We’d love to read about your experience in the comments section below!

For more destinations like this one, check out our list of 10 Famous Historical Landmarks In Nevada.

If you’re still in the mood for more interesting Nevada adventures, take a look at this video about the abandoned town of Rhyolite:

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Out and about in Nevada

Where can we find other historic towns in Nevada?

  • Virginia City has its own historic district which is also a National Historic Landmark and one of the best known of the early Nevada mining towns.
  • Carson City, in addition to being the capital of the Silver State, is historic because it was a stopover for emigrants making their way to California.
  • Thomas, which was once a thriving town after its initial founding by Mormon settlers in 1865, is now a ghost town that attracts folks from all over the state.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other fascinating historic towns in Nevada.

Where can we find annual events in Nevada?

  • The annual Pahrump Balloon Festival in Pahrump is a 3-day event encompassing balloon launches, a carnival with fun rides tethered hot air balloon rides, food vendors, a classic car show, and more.
  • The annual Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival in Las Vegas celebrates all things medieval including costume contests, jousting demonstrations, themed food and shopping, and a great deal more.
  • The annual THE ROW’S Great Italian Festival (also called the Eldorado Great Italian Festival) in Reno features an Italian farmers market, food booths, a grape stomp, wine walk, and live entertainment.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other exciting annual events in Nevada.

Where can we find museums in Nevada?

  • The Neon Museum Las Vegas in Las Vegas is an outdoor museum where the old retired Las Vegas Strip hotel signs and other marquees are laid to rest.
  • The Cowboy Arts and Gear Museum in Elko is dedicated to preserving Nevada's incredible cowboy history.
  • The Comstock Firemen's Museum in Virginia City is recognized as the home of some of the finest antique fire equipment and artifact collection in the country.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other interesting museums in Nevada.