Ironhorse Rail Camp 2023
Join us for Ironhorse Rail Camp 2023, the second weekend in June, Thursday June 8 through Sunday, June 11, 2023. Have a unique opportunity to personally experience living history by learning to operate period railroad equipment in an environment that focuses on crew integration, interpretation of railroad activities, and safety.
The camp is limited to eight (8) participants in order insure that adequate time is allotted to each facet of instruction and activity.
Participants will operate a steam locomotive, Virginia & Truckee #25, and two vintage motorcars, Virginia & Truckee #22 McKeen car and the #401 Edwards Car.
In addition to the hands-on operation of equipment, participants will learn other crew duties such as conductor and brakeman. Individuals will prepare the equipment for the day's activity and conduct the maintenance required for operations. You will get dirty. Individuals need to be able to climb, work in confined areas and be able to lift and carry at least 25 pounds over uneven ground. All participants MUST be at least 18 years old AND have a valid drivers license.
Included in the camp tuition is a one-year membership to the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, gloves, engineer's cap, all materials and handouts. Morning coffee & rolls and lunch will be provided daily. Also covered is a dinner on Saturday evening for the participant and one guest. For more information, contact Adam Michalski, Curator of Education, at 775.687.6953 x.224 or email him at email@example.com
Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your reservation you
will receive a full refund before May 15, 2023 or a 50% refund after May 15, 2023.
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REGISTRATION FOR 2023 NOW OPEN - REMAINING 50% PAYMENT DUE BY MAY 15, 2023
Last modified - June 2022
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