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Tickets On Sale Now for the Great Western Steam Up!
Visit the Nevada State Railroad Museum July 1-4 for the Great Western Steam Up as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad! The event will include the largest gathering of Virginia & Truckee steam locomotives in over 75 years, including the Reno and the Genoa. There will be various visiting operating steam locomotives from around the West, including Nevada County Narrow Gauge No. 5, The Chiggen, the Slim Princess, and more. In addition there will be opportunities to ride trains, visit with various exhibitors and artisans, nosh at delicious food trucks, sip on libations under the beer tent, enjoy live entertainment, and other surprises. Tickets are only $29. Visit the Great Western Steam Up website for more details.