Working in Ely Nevada & Break Time at the Nevada Northern Railway Museum


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I take a needed break and visit more train stuff at the Northern Nevada Railway Museum

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  1. Robin Moore
    Robin Moore says:

    Dave hope your ok🤪 I hate those funky days!!! maybe I missed it but is that a tour train or commuter? I'm sure tour..stay positive..your job sounds very interesting!!!! Hugs to you and Bella Bella Bella 🤗💓

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  2. sjackson99
    sjackson99 says:

    Have you been to the Tehachapi Loop in California? It's between Bakersfield and Mojave. Hardcore railfans retire there so they can watch for the rare event when 2 long trains meet on the loop.

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  3. Kimberly Shalaby
    Kimberly Shalaby says:

    I loved chasing after the train too! Thank you Dave – it is so neat! My 2 Aunts & I took my cousin on a train ride from Pittsburgh to (I want to say Vandergrift, Pa.)? Seemed like we paid with our bus pass. Then the girls & I rode a steam train at Tweetsie Railroad several years ago. Did you see the movie "Unstoppable"? It was a true story that happened not far from our homes. My Brother remembered it.

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  4. Julie Marcum
    Julie Marcum says:

    As an FYI Sacramento pass is nice layover if you’re going to Great Basin. Also if going west, lamoille canyon outside elko is awe inspiring. South of ely is cave lake & further south cathedral gorge. Pahranagat near almo is free

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  5. Navy Ground Traveler
    Navy Ground Traveler says:

    I always loved trains, wanted a train set at one time, but because I"m a girl, my mother wouldn't let me have one. 😢 My father drove for the NYC transit authority, I knew his schedule and would meet him and act as though I was driving. Took Amtrac from Cali to Texas, had a sleeper cabin,, LOVED IT!! Anytime you want to show trains, is fine with me. Feel better, kiss Bella! 😊

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  6. Kelly Breen
    Kelly Breen says:

    Never thought of trains one way or another but I really enjoyed your videos of trains, so sticking around. I was pretty excited when I figured you had a twist and we’re going to show the train going back.

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  7. Sharon Hunter
    Sharon Hunter says:

    10:07 sounds like a dog panting. What great views! That was high tech compared to Stage Coaches and Wagon Trains! I would like to see the expression on the faces of the Native Americans. It would be a bit scary seeing that black Snake slithering through the plains, bellowing black smoke! 😳

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  8. Kyle Higgins
    Kyle Higgins says:

    Trains are so amazing and make the best sounds… sorry you are in a funk… I sure wish you and CVK would get together with your big rigs and your interests in showing us the sides of life we don't usually get to see! Bella and the Woof Pack would have a blast together! Stay safe and be well…

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  9. Charlene Vlink
    Charlene Vlink says:

    Seems like a lot of people I know have been in similar dunks, me included. Maybe it's something with the way the planets are lined up. You're right that everyday isn't all rosey as much as we'd like them to be. Loved the trains!

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  10. anneirenej
    anneirenej says:

    Wow great shots… the train was not running the day we were there. We toured the train yard and museum. The men in the yard were wonderful explaining the trains and talking all things mechanical with my husband and of course i had a great visit with the delightful train yard cat named Dirt. I highly recommend it as a wonderful stop. I am so glad you had a chance to see the train running. Not your typical museum especially as they let you wander around all the train engines they are restoring. I loved it.

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  11. Mystery
    Mystery says:

    Watching with you, chasing the train was VERY INTERESTING…..and I can relate to feeling in a funk, but thank goodness there's always a better day!!…Thanks Dave.

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