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White Pine County Tourism and Recreation, In Partnership with Nevada State East Ely Railroad Depot Museum, is Awarded a Destination Development Grant from Travel Nevada

Travel Nevada has selected White Pine County Tourism and Recreation’s proposed concept for its new Destination Development effort, the 3D Project. As part of the program, White Pine will become eligible for their share of a two-million-dollar award split among five other awardees from across the state. White Pine County Tourism and Recreation’s project aims […]

Freight Building Gets New Walkway

The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Ely has undertaken a monumental preservation project to replace the walkway of the historic Freight Building. Built in 1906, and restored by the State of Nevada since 1995, the building remains a remarkable example of an era when goods were delivered by rail. The walkway is a stark reminder […]

Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City RFP

STATE OF NEVADA – DIVISION OF STATE LANDS PUBLIC LEASE AUCTION The Division of State Lands is soliciting proposals from eligible companies to lease state property at the Nevada State Railroad Museum – Boulder City, 601 Yucca Street, Boulder City, Nevada.   The lease will be to operate a Rail Bike Tour business at the Museum […]

Reopening Update

The East Ely Railroad Depot Museum is now open. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Nevada State Museums you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. By purchasing a ticket and/or entering the property and facilities, you agree to abide […]

‘Painting Party’ a ‘remarkable success’ at Ely Railroad Museum

ELY, Nevada – Staff at the East Ely Railroad Depot Museum were hoping a handful of volunteers would turn out at Saturday morning’s “painting party” to freshen up the east end of the museum’s historic Freight Building. A platoon showed up instead. “The project was a remarkable success,” longtime museum director Sean Pitts said. “Going […]

‘Painting Party’ for historic Freight Building at Ely Railroad Museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – It’s party time at the East Ely Railroad Depot Museum. Make that a painting party. The east end of the museum’s historic Freight Building will be getting a new paint job courtesy of volunteers and museum staff on Saturday, May 19, and the public is invited to bring a paintbrush or […]