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Nevada Northern Railway depot viewed from the middle of 11th Street
Nevada Northern Railway Depot
19 June 1999
Copyright © 1999 Keith Albrandt



Books Copper Camp Kids by Walter Johnson
Historical NNRy Gifts & Collectibles The Rail Place
— Jean Steiner, proprietor
Historic Railway & Mining Photographs
Eastern Nevada Historic Photo Archives
— the Martin/ Healy Collection
Industrial Heritage Photography Gordon Osmundson Photographs & Workshops
Nevada Industrial Archaeology Spectacular Images
— Photography by Jim Galli
Historical Research Great Basin Research
— Services by David A. Wright



           Entrance to the East Ely Railroad Depot Museum
                   20 June 1999
      Copyright © 2001 Keith Albrandt

This state museum is located in the historic Nevada Northern Railway depot in East Ely. Their dedicated staff can introduce you to their vast document collection representing the entire history of the NNRy. Sean Pitts is the museum curator.




Historical operating railroad museum. Includes excursion schedules, membership application, special events, fares and reservations. Stop by and make plans for railroading on your trip to White Pine County.

   Ticket for the Keystone route excursion train
            Keystone Route Excursion

Form 19 train orders
Form 19




This site hosted by June Shaputis, White Pine historical website developer, is a must for those interested in any aspect of White Pine County, NV. It contains extensive historical and contemporary information and includes an interactive Discussion Forum. DON'T MISS IT!

White Pine Historical & Archaeological Society

"Because History Deserves to be Shared, the White Pine Historical and Archaeological Society is Enriching the Present By Preserving the Past!" A wealth of information on WPC, NV



Built and maintained by the citizen-volunteers of White Pine County.

"The objective of the White Pine Public Museum shall be the collection, preservation and display for the benefit of the public...items delineating life and custom, natural resources, industry and points of interest in White Pine County."

Records available at the White Pine Public Museum

       White Pine Public Museum
            Mark Woods photo;
           used with permission



Ely Gift Boutique

Photographs of the early days of White Pine County are available, including Nevada Northern Ry depots and trains. Visit their photo galleries for some wonderful pictures.

The Ely Gift Boutique is located in the old Shallenberger building in historic downtown Ely, Nevada. The building is shared with Ely Lodge #29 F&AM. On the side of the building is one of the few original advertising signs remaining in Ely.

Ely Gift Boutique
    A.L. Frederick photograph;
       used with permission



White Pine County, NV
History & Genealogy Research

In addition to the Ely Gift Boutique, Donna and Al Frederick also provide research services for historical information regarding people, locations, and things in White Pine County, Nevada.



WPC Library

WPC history research begins here.

Newspaper Archives—History Section—Knowledgeable Staff

White Pine County Library
     A.L. Frederick photograph
       Used with permission



Ely Times

Ely's newspaper online.

Kent Harper, Editor
297 11th Street
P.O. Box 150820
Ely, NV 89301.

Ely Daily Times building
              21 June 1999
Copyright © 2001 Keith Albrandt


Ruth, Nevada

Featuring a pictorial history of
Old Ruth & New Ruth, Nevada

Ruth, Nevada Web site hosted by Martin J. Sorenson. Be sure to view the historical photographs, many of which feature the mining and railroad operations at Ruth and the Liberty Pit.




Steptoe Valley Inn Bed & Breakfast

  Stepote Valley Inn Bed & Breakfast
               19 June 1999
   Copyright © 2001 Keith Albrandt  

Bed and Breakfast Inn located one block from the NNRy museum in Ely. The five guest rooms located on the second floor are named for White Pine County historically significant figures —

  • McGill Room
  • Requa Room
  • Bartley & Gray Room
  • Nunnelly Room
  • Gunn & Thompson Room



Nevada State Railroad Museum

  V&T No. 22, Inyo, at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City
                23 June 1999
   Copyright © 2001 Keith Albrandt

NSRM is located in Carson City. Their website contains information on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, many photographs, and is updated regularly.

Depicted in the photograph to the left is Virginaia & Truckee No. 22, Inyo.




Thanks to the following for including links to this site
Our Website Host
Railway Preservation News
Online magazine of railway history and preservation


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