Just in time for the Holidays.......
 Gift Certificates for Hands-On-History Experience

Give a unique Railroad experience this season

This season you can give an Experience that will last a lifetime..... a Hands-On-History Experience at the Nevada Northern Railway!   Special gift certificates are available through the end of the year on unique, intensive experiences here, including:

  • You are in the engineer's seat, and your hands are on the throttle of one of our vintage locomotives out on the main line for your own private run "up the hill" and back
  • Spend a week "Work'n on the Railroad" during our annual Railroad Reality Week.  Bring a friend along and save even more.  Add a Be the Engineer experience to you Railroad Reality Week and save even more.  

From now through Midnight on December 31st you can use PROMO CODE "2018" to save 8% on select experiences.  This promo code can also be used by members (existing or brand new members) to cut their member price by 8%.  Memberships start at $30, and you can use your member discount instantly.   Buy the Gift Certificate today (even if it is for yourself.....we won't tell) to lock in your discount.   

Regular Price
Promo 2018
Member and
Promo 2018
Be the Engineer-STEAM $960 $884 $751
Be the Engineer-STEAM w/train $2300 $2,116 $1,799
Be the Engineer-DIESEL $700 $644 $548
Be the Engineer-Diesel w/train $1,600 $1,472 $1,252
Two Trips -STEAM and DIESEL $1,600 $1,472 $1,252
ULTIMATE-STEAM+DIESEL w/train $3,520 $3,239 $2,753
Railroad Reality Week $1,080 $994 $845
Railroad Realty Week for TWO $1,620 $1,491 $1,193
Add a Be the Engineer-Steam to 
Railroad Reality Week
$672 $619 $527

Book the gift certificate today using promo code 2018 to lock in your savings....
Then lock in your date early next year.  You will receive an email with all of the details. 

Details and Gift Certificates Available Here 


First National Bank of Ely Matching Grant

Update on the $30,000 Matching Grant

The First National Bank of Ely is helping us raise $60,000 to help the restoration of locomotives 93 and 81 with a matching grant.  Your donation and/or membership is doubled now through December 31st.  The good news is that we are just over 1/3 of the way toward our goal.  Help us get over the finish line.

If you responded to the last email, and had trouble completing the donation, that was on our side.  We have that fixed and are ready to go. 
Find out MORE
Meet and ride with Santa on the Polar Express Train

It's Not Too Late to Ride the Polar Express Train the Christmas Season

You and your family can still catch the train to the North Pole this season.  Trips to visit Santa at the North Pole depart from Ely, Nevada. 

Some of the remaining trips are already sold out.  Most of the trips end up selling out, so advanced reservations are strongly recommended.

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Support the Railroad by using Amazon Smile

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About Us

The Nevada Northern Railway is a non-profit historical foundation whose mission is to maintain and operate what has been acclaimed as the best preserved railroad facility on the continent.  

Come, enjoy history with us!


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Contact Info

1100 Avenue A
(at the end of East 11 Street,
off US Route 93)
Ely, NV  89315

E: info@nnry.com 
T: (775) 289-2085


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