Nevada Southern Railway

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Today’s Nevada Southern Railway was originally built in 1931 as a spur line from Las Vegas via Henderson to Black Canyon on the Colorado, where construction of Boulder Dam was getting underway. The Nevada Southern began operations in 2002 when some 5 miles of the right of way had been restored and rolling stock acquired, and today nearly 40,000 passengers a year ride the weekend runs plus the Special Trains — during December the Holiday trains all sell out, and carry some 10,000 passengers.

*A major expansion plan for the Museum includes a new passenger depot and Visitor Center.