Nevada Northern Railway

Nevada Northern Railway (HM1BER)

Location: Ely, NV 89301 White Pine County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 15.155', W 114° 52.716'

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Mark Requa's Nevada Consolidated Copper Company built a 150-mile line from Cobre on the Southern Pacific to Ely in 1905-06 to haul ore from Copper Flat mines west of Ely.

Ore was loaded into railroad gondolas at Copper Flat for the trip to the smelter at McGill, over a double-track trestle 1720' long. The trestle burned in 1922 and was replaced with an earth fill.

Passenger service and the "school train" carrying McGill youth to Ely High School ended in 1941. Copper ore still moves over the railway between the Copper Flat pit and the McGill concentrator and is still shipped out to Cobre. Freight trains also occasionally still ply the track between Ely and Cobre on the Southern Pacific and Ely and Shafter on the Western Pacific.
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HM NumberHM1BER
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Marker Number100
Placed ByNevada State Park System, White Pine Museum, Inc
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 683049 N 4346951
Decimal Degrees39.25258333, -114.87860000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.155', W 114° 52.716'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 9.30" N, 114° 52' 42.96" W
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Area Code(s)775
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1900-2018 Aultman St, Ely NV 89301, US
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