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Exhibits

Featured Exhibits

Stagecoach Replica

Even though the railroad became the predominant mode of travel by the late 19th century, rails often only connected major towns and centers of commerce and industry in Nevada. Getting to smaller communities or towns not yet connected by rail required a tiresome overland journey by stagecoach. This 5/8 scale replica of a Wells … Read More

Featured Exhibit

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Amtrak Locomotives

The museum currently has two Amtrak locomotives on temporary loan from Dynamic Rail Preservation. These locomotives continue the narrative of passenger rail service in … Read More

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Merci Car

In 1947, a grassroots movement spread throughout the United States to donate basic necessities such as food, clothing, children’s toys, medicine, and fuel to … Read More

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Stagecoach Replica

Even though the railroad became the predominant mode of travel by the late 19th century, rails often only connected major towns and centers of … Read More

Changing Gallery

Permanent Exhibits

Ellsmere

Built by the Wagner Palace Car Company of Buffalo, N.Y., in 1899, for the then-president of the company, Dr. William Seward Webb, the car … Read More

Permanent Gallery
Hoover Dam Construction

The construction of Boulder City and Hoover Dam was such a massive undertaking that it took three railroads to make it possible. The Los … Read More

Permanent Gallery
Jackass & Western Railroad

In the mid-1950s, Nuclear Rocket Development Station (NRDS) was created at Jackass Flats within Area 25 of the Nevada Test Site. Administered by the … Read More

Permanent Gallery
Nevada: Built By Rail

From the day it achieved statehood on October 31, 1864, through to the present day, railroads have been vital to the economic development of … Read More

Permanent Gallery