Nevada Northern Locomotive 4-6-0 No. 40
04-09-2018 - Ely, NV - Nevada Northern Railway Museum - The Executive Director of the Museum, relates the trials, tragedies, and tenacious efforts undertaken by staff and volunteers to restore Nevada Northern 4-6-0 No. 40 back into service. - In 2001, it looked like 40 might be sidelined for good. The Federal Railroad Administration issued new boiler rules and 40 was relegated to the engine house gathering dust. - No one should undertake the rebuilding of a steam locomotive lightly. - In February 2005, locomotive 40's whistle resonates across the Great Basin, repeating an audible announcement that dates to 1910—the Queen is under steam!
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