Nevada State Railroad Museum
The Nevada Southern Railway at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City, Nevada. (Photograph, Trip Advisor)
The original train depot for Boulder City is at the Clark County Museum in Henderson, Nevada. (Photograph, Los Angeles Times, Sam Morris / Las Vegas News Bureau. July 5, 2018)
Backstory and Context
The Museum recently added two locomotives to its collection, marking a milestone as the locomotives were the first pieces of equipment to arrive at the museum on their own wheels since 1993, made possible by a new bridge over Interstate 11. Formerly owned by Amtrak, one of the locomotives was used by Amtrak for the Desert Wind run between Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
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