Train Enthusiasts will Absolutely Love This Nostalgic Nevada Railway Museum
Ely was originally a Pony Express and Central Overland Route stagecoach station. With the discovery of copper in 1906, Ely’s mining boom proved pivotal for the town’s development as the railroad passed through. While remnants of the first transcontinental railroad have been removed, the railroad to Ely has been preserved by the Nevada Northern Railway as a heritage railway. This illustrious history is evident in the Railway and East Ely Railroad Depot Museum—a must-see nostalgic Nevada railway museum for train enthusiasts. Many fans describe this experiences as taking a trip back in time, and I’m sure you will think so too. Take a look at this amazing piece of Nevada history.
So, for train enthusiasts of all ages, the railway and museum make for a day very well spent. Step back in time, experience Ely’s railroad boom, and take a ride on an historic train. This amazingly well-preserved, nostalgic Nevada railway museum is located at 1100 Avenue A in Ely and is open daily. For more information, please call (775) 289-2085.
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