150 Years of Transportation (7-4 to 7-6, 2014)Date: 7-4-14 to 7-6-14
Time: All Day
Location: Train showcase set for July 4 Weekend at Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City. The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City will showcase several of its trains for the July 4 weekend. Steam locomotives V&T No. 25 and the famous Inyo will operate along with the historic, self-propelled McKeen motor car Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Rides will be available behind the 25 and on the McKeen car every 45 minutes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Inyo will be under steam on the tracks from 9 to 10 a.m. and on display throughout the day.  New for 2014, the Glenbrook steam locomotive, which is currently in a restoration process sponsored by the E.L. Wiegand Foundation, will be outside for photo opportunities.  The Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum have arranged for special antique cars and other attractions to be part of the holiday observance. Special merchandise honoring Nevada’s 150th birthday will be on sale.  The Warren Engine Company of Carson City will barbecue and sell refreshments to raise funds for their organization.  Tickets for the day are $15 for adults; $10 for museum members; $5 for children 3-17 and free for those 2 and younger. Admission includes unlimited train rides and entrance to the museum’s Jacobsen Interpretive Center, open 9 to 5 during the special event. The museum is at 2180 S. Carson St. For more information, call 775-687-6953 or visit museums.nevadaculture.org.

Website: http://museums.nevadaculture.org/
Phone Number: 775-687-6953