Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum (FNSRM)

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Memorial Day Steam Up! Glenbrook and No. 25 take to the rails. Saturday May 25 to Monday May 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets at Wabuska Station.

Exhibit May 9-June 17, THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD: WHAT A DIFFERENCE IT MADE — commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Trancontinental Railroad

Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m., Curator Wendell Huffman speaks on the history of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad in Carson Valley, at the Dangberg Ranch, Douglas County. Call 775-783-9417 for more information.

Board Meeting Monday, June 3, 6 p.m. at the Interpretive Center. See agenda.

Ironhorse Camp scheduled Father's Day Weekend, 2019. Only three slots left. Click here for more information.

Night Photo Shoot, November 16, 2019, Click here for more information and to register.

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Transcontinental Railroad: The Exhibit

Celebrate the sesquicentenial of the Golden Spike Ceremony at Promontory Summit by visiting our new exhibit: The Transcontinental Railroad: What a Difference It Made. The centerpiece is the only railroad car still existence that was at Promontory on that very day when the railroads came together -- now known as V&T Coach 17, but was the “Commissioners' Car” on May 10, 1869. It carried Central Pacific President Leland Stanford, other Central Pacific officials, and the golden and silver spikes to the ceremony. The exhibit will also feature the V&T locomotives Inyo and Dayton both of which have been used in film and exhibitions to portray the locomtives present at Promontory in 1869.

Museum Open Thursday through Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Except New Year's Day & Christmas)

Admission: Adults: $6.00, Children (under 18): Free, Friends of the Museum: Free

Website of the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, PO Box 1330, Carson City, NV 89702

Contact: Barry Simcoe, President, at 775-379-1353 or

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