Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum (FNSRM)

click here to join the Friends provides resources and services for the Museum, including fund raising, advocacy, and volunteer work ranging from visitor service to restoration and operation of the equipment in its collection.

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Edwards Motor Car weekends throughout September, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets at the Wabuska Station.

Eureka & Palisade Railroad presentation by Gregory Maxwell, September 9, 6 p.m. Free to members. $8 for general public.

2019 MVPA Transcontinental Motor Convoy, Thursday, September 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot

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

Support the Museum and its collection. Buy a brick.

Eureka & Palisade Railroad Presentation

Join us on Monday, September 9, at 6 p.m. for a lecture by author Gregory Maxwell about the history of the Eureka & Palisade Railroad. The E&P was a narrow gauge railroad built in the 1870s to connect Eureka, Nevada, the “Pittsburgh of the West,” with the Central Pacific Railroad at Palisade, Nevada. Maxwell will discuss the history of the E&P from its construction in the 1870s until its demise in 1938. The lecture is $8 for adults and free for museum members, volunteers, and ages 17 and under. For more information contact Adam at (775) 687-6953 x224 or

2019 MVPA Transcontinental Motor Convoy

The 2019 Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) Transcontinental Motor Convoy is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first U. S. Army Transcontinental Motor Convoy from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco. The original convoy was used as a method to test military vehicles and encourage the construction of highways. On Thursday, September 12, the 2019 MVPA Transcontinental Motor Convoy will visit the museum's parking lot from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch and for visitors to view the vehicles in the convoy. All are welcome to attend.

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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