June Excursions Feature 3 Different Steam Train Rides
The Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a Ramble to Nevada and Utah, June 22 through June 29, 2013. This customized trip features train rides on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, the Nevada Northern Railway and the Heber Valley Railroad.
Included in the excursions will be visits to the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the Chollar Mine, the Naval Air Station Fallon, the Eureka Opera House, Wendover Air Field, the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah Olympic Park, the Golden Spike National Historic Site and the Utah State Railroad Museum; a brunch cruise on beautiful Lake Tahoe and the opportunity to hear the amazing Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform during an evening rehearsal.
Seven nights’ hotel accommodations, seven breakfasts, three lunches and six dinners are included, along with round trip airfare from the designated departure airport.
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Part II. The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania has a sizable collection of equipment stored outdoors, most in generally good cosmetic condition and much of it quite historically significant.
Publish Date: 12/25/2012 9:22
Travel back to the 1920s on the Nevada Northern Railway at East Ely, called the “Best Preserved Standard Gauge Steam Railroad in the United States.” The Nevada Northern, a common carrier, was built to haul copper ore from the mines at …
Publish Date: 03/01/2011 22:11
Visit the Virginia & Truckee Railroad Co in Virginia City. One of the most special attractions of Virginia City, Nevada is the Virginia & Truckee Railroad Company tour. There are two options. The first is the three-hour Carson City to Virginia City …
Publish Date: 06/01/2011 11:01