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RAILROAD MUSEUM HOSTS ‘LOST CARSON CITY’ LECTURE
October 29, 2018 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

CARSON CITY, Nevada – From the historic United States Branch Mint to the V&T Railroad to the fact it remains one of the most sparsely populated state capitals, Carson City has a colorful and unique history.

The Silver State’s capital city will be the subject of a free lecture by author Peter Mires, whose latest […]

NEVADA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM BOULDER CITY ANNOUNCES PLANNED EXPANSION
July 27, 2018 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

Boulder City – The Division of Museums and History has announced plans for expansion of facilities and experiences the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City.  First opened in 2001, the museum has seen attendance explode from 2,000 visitors the first year to now an average of 40,000 per year.   Now, with the new rail bridge […]

RAIL EXPLORERS PROGRAM DEBUTS IN BOULDER CITY
January 12, 2018 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Riding the rails in Southern Nevada has a brand new definition – and a new type of adventure for visitors and locals alike.

Rail Explorers – a business that offers specially designed pedal-powered, two- and four-seat vehicles that ride on the tracks of the Nevada Southern Railway – debuted this week […]

RAILROAD MUSEUM SUSPENDS ONE OF FOUR DAILY RIDES
June 23, 2017 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

JUNE 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: NEWS & EVENTS

BOULDER CITY, Nevada – With hot summer temperatures gripping Southern Nevada, the Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City is suspending its mid-afternoon train ride.

“While our train is air-conditioned, the locomotives are not,” said Museum Director Randall Hees. “In the interest of crew and public safety we are suspending […]

SEEING A TRAIN WITH MY OTHER SENSES IN BOULDER CITY
May 11, 2016 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

MAY 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: NEWS & EVENTS

SYDNEY MARTINEZ OF TRAVEL NEVADA RECOUNTS HER EXPERIENCE WHEN VISITING THE NSRMBC DURING A SPECIAL EVENT HELD FOR NEVADA BLIND CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION SUMMER CAMP.

Sydney Martinez of Travel Nevada, June 2015.

Traveling the extraordinary state of Nevada on the regular, it should come as no surprise to me that things […]

SCOUTS TRAIN FOR NEW MERIT BADGE AT MUSEU
May 11, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

MAY 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: NEWS & EVENTS

STEVEN SLIVKA OF THE BOULDER CITY REVIEW TOUCHES ON HOW BOY SCOUTS EARNED THEIR RAILROADING MERIT BADGE AT THE NSRM.

May 20th, 2015. By Steven Slivka of the Boulder City Review.

Boy Scouts from across the Las Vegas Valley made their way to the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder […]

RAILROAD HISTORY ROARS TO LIFE IN BOULDER CITY
May 11, 2016 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

MAY 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: NEWS & EVENTS

MARGO BARTLETT PESEK OF THE LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL TALKS ABOUT HER EXPERIENCES AT THE RAILROAD MUSEUM.

By Margo Bartlett Pesek of the Las Vegas Review Journal on March 14, 2015.

Part of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs, the museum preserves a few miles of the branch line that […]

CAMP PROVIDES PICTURE OF RAILROAD FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN
May 11, 2016 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

MAY 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: NEWS & EVENTS

THE UNION PACIFIC TALKS ABOUT THEIR INVOLVEMENT WITH THE NEVADA BLIND CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION ON RAILROAD HISTORY AND SAFETY DURING THE CHILDRENS’ VISIT THE NSRMBC.

Posted by the Union Pacific on September 4, 2015.

With the help of his aide, six-year-old Rocco inches closer to the edge of the tracks at […]

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