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Extant Nevada Railroad/Railway Structures

Recent Updates

Updated towns are in red type. Last updated 4/11/15.

Contributors to this list include Keith Albrandt,Vincent C. Anselmo, Henry E. Bender, Jr., Linda L. Clements, David Coscia , Jim Dent, David Epling, Art Fisher, Christian J. Goepel, John D. Jones, Michael Lee, Norm Metcalf, Donald Peters, Art Peterson, Job and Lia Luning Prak, and Dave Sunderland.

6/11/04 Removed Battle Mountain and Winnemucca.

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Beowawe

Western Pacific

on site

M

rr

 

in use

wood

UP

tool house, Field checked 4/06

Boulder City

Un. Pacific

relocated

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Southern Nevada Museum

Boulder City

Six Companies RR

south of town, south and east of Lake Mead Recreation Area visitor center along Railroad Tunnel Trail

Tn

trail use

1930s

gone

rock bore

none

5 tunnels, old rail line used during construction of Hoover Dam during 1930s, Field checked 2004

Boyd

SPLA&SL

MP 441.90 along S.R. 317 southwest of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 5, originally 376' long, single track size, and timber-lined; lengthened to 598' and cement-lined in 1925

Brown Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 487.87 northeast of Caliente

Tn

rr

1890

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 18, originally 291' long, single track, and timber-lined; cement-lined and lengthened to 301' in 1927

Caliente

Un. Pacific

100 Depot Ave.

P

municipal

1923

in use

stucco

UP

city offices, Field checked 4/09

Caliente

Un. Pacific

north of town

B

rr

 

in use

concrete

UP

large concrete arch bridge

Carlin

S. Pacific

on site

Tt

rr

 

in use

steel

UP

 

Carson City

S. Pacific/Nevada Copper Belt

moved from Wabuska

C

museum

1906

tourist

wood

tourist

 

Carson City

V&T

729 N. Carson St.

P

business

1872

gone

wood

none

altered

Carson City

SP replica

 

Wt

 

 

 

 

 

Field checked 9/07

Cherry Creek

Nev. North.

moved to Ely, 2000 Aultman St.

C

museum

1907

none

wood

none

at White Pine Public Museum, Field checked 4/09

Currie

Nev. North.

on site

P

 

1907

not in use

wood

track owned by Los Angeles Dept. of Water & Power

 

Dayton

Carson & Colorado

moved to 5585 East Hwy 50. to be rotated so parallel to original allignment

C

former residence, to be restored

 1881

none

wood

none

managed by Historical Society of Dayton Valley, Field checked 4/09

Dry Lake Siding

Un. Pacific

about 20 mi. north of Las Vegas

Wt

rr

1905-6

in use

steel

UP

Field checked 4/09

East Ely

Nev. North.

1100 Avenue A/11th St. E

P

museum

1907

in use

stucco/stone

Nev. North.

two-story, East Ely Railroad Depot Museum, Field checked 4/09

East Ely

Nev. North.

 

F

museum

  1907

in use

wood

Nev. North.

East Ely Railroad Depot Museum, Field checked 9/07

East Ely

Nev. North

next to depot

O

museum

 

in use

 

 

office building, Field checked 9/07

East Ely

Nev. North.

 

Eh

museum

1941 

in use

brick

Nev. North.

Nevada Northern Railway Museum, Field checked 9/07

East Ely

Nev. North.

 

Sh

museum

1940s 

in use

metal clad

Nev. North.

car repair, carpenter, electrical shops, miscellaneous shedsNevada Northern Railway Museum Field checked 9/07

East Ely

Nev. North.

 

Wt

museum

1914 

in use

steel

Nev. North.

on high stilts, 100,000 gallon, Nevada Northern Railway Museum, Field checked 9/07

East Ely

Nev. North.

 

Cd

museum

  1917

in use

conc./wood

Nev. North.

Nevada Northern Railway Museum, Field checked 9/07

Eccles Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 462.66 northeast of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 11, originally 1310' long, single track, and timber-lined; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 1324' in 1928

Eccles Siding

SPLA&SL

MP463.20 northeast of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 12, originally 487' long, timber-lined, and single track; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 502' in 1927

Elko

S. Pacific

on site

F

business

 

 

wood

 

 

Elko

Amtrak

12th St./Water St.

P

rr

 

in use

metal

UP

enclosed shelter, Field checked 9/07

Elko

Western Pacific

Third St./Silver St.

P

offices

 

gone

wood

none

modernized, second story removed c1949?, Field checked 9/07

Elko

Western Pacific

  Silver St./Second St.

F

office/storage

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 9/07

Ely

Nev. North.

1000 Campton St.

C

senior center

1906

gone

wood 

none

Field checked 4/09

Ely

Nev. North.

moved from Cherry Creek

C

museum

1907

none

wood

none

at White Pine Public Museum

Etna Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 453.25 along S.R. 317 southwest of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 9, originally 581' long, timber-lined, and single track; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 613' in 1929

Etna Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 455.90 along S.R. 317 southwest of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 10, originally 717' long, timber-lined, and single track; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 745' in 1929

Eureka

Eureka & Palisade

moved to ranch north of town

C

private

 

none

wood

none

two story

Fallon

S. Pacific

relocated and incorporated in casino buildings

C

business

 1907

 none

wood

none

2 story,  Field checked 2012

Fernley

S. Pacific

moved to 675 E.Main St.

C

display

  1914

none

wood

none

2 story, under restoration, Field checked 2012

Fleish

S. Pacific

Truckee River

B

rr

1902

in use

steel

UP

3 span deck girder

Gerlach

W. Pacific

on site

C

rr

 

in use

stucco

UP

only remaining first generation WP combination depot in state

Gerlach

W. Pacific

west of depot

Wt

?

 

in use

wood

UP

 

Goldfield

Tonopah & Goldfield

1 mi. S of Crook Ave.

C

business

 

none

wood

none

?

Gold Hill

V&T

1420 Main Street

C

museum

1872

tourist

wood

tourist

Stop on tourist line, Field checked 9/07

Hawthorne

Carson & Colorado (N&C?)

 on site

F

clubhouse

probably 1882

  gone

wood

none

modified, Field checked 4/09

Henderson

Un. Pacific

moved to Co. Hist. Soc.

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

restored

Islen Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 473.95 northeast of Caliente

Tn

rr

1890

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 15, originally 228' long. single track, and timber-lined; widened to double track size, cement lined and lengthened to 232' in 1926

Islen Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 474.23 northeast of Caliente

Tn

rr

1890

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 16, originally 376' long. single track, and timber-lined; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 386' in 1926

Islen Siding

OSL

MP 474.61 northeast of Caliente

Tn

rr

1890

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 17, originally 255' long. single track, and timber-lined; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 299' in 1926

Jean

SPLA&SL

2 miles north of town on old highway

B

rr

 

in use

cement

UP

art deco style bridge over old highway

Kampos

W. Pacific

over Humboldt River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

UP

single span through truss, Field checked 5/07

Kyle Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 433.56 along S.R. 317 southwest of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 4, originally 1096' long, timber-lined and single wide; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 1226' in 1932

Las Vegas

Amtrak

1 Main St. in Union Plaza Hotel

P

vacant

1980s

in use

cement

UP

currently no Amtrak service

Las Vegas

Un. Pacific

downtown at old yard site

M

rr mow

 

in use

metal

UP

crew change facility, offices

Lovelock

Central Pacific (S. Pacific)

moved across street

P

 business

1879-80 

nearby

wood

UP

two story, restored, cafe on first floor, on National register, Field checked 2012

Lovelock

S. Pacific

moved to 400 Irish American Rd., 3 miles east of town

F

business

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 9/07 

Luning

S. Pacific

relocated to ranch, ?

C

 

 

none

wood

none

split in half for moving

McGill

Nev. North.

on site

C

closed

1908

gone

concrete block

Nevada Northern

Nevada Northern Railway Museum

Moapa

Union Pacific

in yard

Y

rr

 

in use

steel

Union Pacific

modified boxcar, Field checked 4/09

Montello

S. Pacific

relocated near post office

M

unused

 

none

wood

none

telegraph office from Valley Pass, Field checked 2012

North Battle Mountain

W. Pacific

on site

M

rr

 

in use

wood

UP

tool house

Palisade

W. Pacific

over Humboldt River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

UP

single span deck truss, Field checked 5/07

Reno

S. Pacific/V&T

280 North Center St., 135 E. Commercial Row

P

rr

1926

in use

stucco

UP

Amtrak stop, on National Register, Field checked 12/12

Reno

S. Pacific

to east of depot

M

 

 

in use

 

UP

Express building

Reno

S. Pacific

on site

F

rr

1957

in use

steel

UP

Field checked 2012

Reno

S. Pacific

301 E. Commercial Row

F

business

 

in use

wood

UP

 

Reno

NCO

325 E. 4th Street

C

business

1910

 

brick

 

restored, on National Register, Field checked 4/15

Reno

NCO

east of depot

Eh

business

1889

 

brick

 

 

Rhyolite

Las Vegas &Tonopah

north of S.R. 374, Golden St.

C

vacant 

1907-8

gone

stone

none

Field checked 8/11

Richmond Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 471.32 northeast of Caliente

Tn

rr

1890

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 13, originally 561' long. single track, timber-lined; lengthened to 571' and cement-lined in 1924

Richmond Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 472.74 northeast of Caliente

Tn

rr

1890

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 14, originally 677' long, single track, and timber-lined; lengthened to 694' and cement-lined in 1924

Sand Pass

W. Pacific

on site

M

abandoned

 

in use

wood

UP

heavily vandalized, two unknown use buildings

Sloan

SPLA&SL

about 8 mi. south of Las Vegas along I-15, west side of interstate, MP 315.88

Tn

abandoned, bypassed

1905

gone

rock bore, timber portals

none, UP tracks adjacent

Tunnel # 2, bypassed in 1943

Sparks

replica U. Pacific

in Victorian Square

C

Chamber of Commerce/museum

c1976 

none

wood

none

Field checked 9/08

Sparks

S. Pacific

in rr yard

C

yard office

 

in use

wood

UP

two story, originally depot at Wadsworth, newer tower added, Amtrak stop

Sparks

S. Pacific

on site

Eh/Sh

private

 

gone

brick

none

 

Sparks

S. Pacific

in yard

Eh

rr

 

in use

metal

UP

Field checked 9/07

Stine Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 449 along S.R. 317 southwest of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 6, originally 404' long and timber-lined; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 456' in 1931

Stine Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 450.89 along S.R. 317 southwest of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 7, originally 382' long, timber-lined, and single track; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 431' in 1930

Stine Siding

SPLA&SL

MP 451.32 along S.R. 317 southwest of Caliente

Tn

rr

1911

in use

cement-lined

UP

Tunnel # 8, originally 179' long. timber-lined, and single track; widened to double track size, cement-lined, and lengthened to 264' in 1930

Sutcliffe

S. Pacific

near Pyramid Lake

Wt

unused

 

gone

 steel

none

two tanks

Tecopa

T&T

relocated off roadto Amargosa Canyon behind store

F

private storage

1907

none

wood

none

 

Tonopah

Tonopah & Goldfield

at Tonopah Historic Mining Park

B

museum

 

gone

wood

none

at Mizpah Mine, only remaining structure of T&G

Valley Pass

S.Pacific

relocated to Montello

M

unused

 

none

wood

none

telegraph office, Field checked 2012

Virginia City

V&T

166 F St.

P

private

c1869

 

wood

 

Field checked 9/07

Virginia City

V&T

E St./Sutton St.

F

vacant

1877

 

wood

 

Field checked 9/07

Wabuska

S. Pacific

moved to Carson City

C

museum

1906

tourist

wood

tourist

Nevada State Railroad Museum, Field checked 4/09

Wadsworth

S. Pacific

moved to Sparks in 1905

C

yard office

 

in use

wood

UP

tower added

Wells

W. Pacific

relocated to I 80 interchange

C

business

c1944

none

wood

none

modified and sidedField checked 2006

Wells

 

on site

O

rr

 

in use

metal

 

Field checked 2006

Winnemucca

S. Pacific

209 Railroad Street

P

rr

 

in use

 plastic

UP

small, shelter, Amtrak stop

Winnemucca

U. Pacific

on former WP mainline

M

rr

 

in use

sided

UP

prefab, used by mow, crews

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

 

 

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