Featured Exhibits

The Transcontinental Railroad: What a Difference it Made

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The completion of the transcontinental railroad in the spring of 1869 changed America forever, dramatically reducing the time and cost for people and goods to move across country and accelerating the western expansion of the industrial revolution.

This spring, the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City will unveil a major new ... Read More

Featured Exhibit

Changing Gallery

1910 McKeen Motor Car

1910 McKeen Motor Car

Listed as National Historic Landmark

One of Nevada’s most significant historic treasures is now the nation’s newest historic ... Read More

Changing Gallery

401 Edwards Motor Car

Motor Car No. 401 was built in October 1926 by the Edwards Railway Motor Car Company of Sanford, North Carolina ... Read More

Changing Gallery

Permanent Exhibits

Jack and Marge Gibson Collection

The Jack and Marge Gibson Collection consists of 15 ½” scale models of Virginia & Truckee locomotives and one of motorcar No. 22. These models ... Read More

Permanent Gallery

Communication Exhibit

Until recent times, trains ran according to published Timetables, which were carefully devised to keep trains from running into each other. With this exhibit you ... Read More

Permanent Gallery

Jacobson Interpretive Center

The Transcontinental Railroad: What a Difference it Made

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The completion of the transcontinental railroad in the spring of 1869 changed America forever, dramatically reducing the time and cost for ... Read More

Jacobson Interpretive Center