Great Train Robbery of the Nevada Southern Railway PDF Print

September 14, 2010

Train RobberyBoulder City, Nevada.  The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City will host a special excursion ride, “The Great Train Robbery of the Nevada Southern Railway” on Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26, 2010. Trains depart at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm.

Members from the Guns of the Roundtable, costumed in Wild West attire, will “hold up” the trains of the Nevada Southern Railway on this special excursion. The heist will be complete with mock gunfire and general merriment. 

Great Train RobberyTickets are available for purchase at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City’s Ticket Office on Saturdays and Sundays as well as they day of the event. Fares are $10 for adults 12 and over, $5 for children ages four through 11 and free for children under four.  This event is being brought back by popular demand after it was originally held in April, at which time it sold out.  Riders are encouraged to arrive early or purchase tickets in advance.

Riders are advised that there will be mock gunfire outside the train in the spirit of the Great Train Robbery reenactment.

The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City is located at 601 Yucca Street.  For more information call 702-486-5006 or visit www.NevadaCulture.org.

Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City is one of seven museums managed by the State Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs.  The Department serves Nevada’s citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, presentation and promotion of cultural resources, and education.  The Department also includes the State Office of Historic Preservation, Nevada State Library and Archives, and the Nevada Arts Council.  For more information, please call Teresa Moiola at (775) 687-8323 or visit the department’s website at www.NevadaCulture.org.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 14, 2010
Contact: Greg Corbin 702-486-5933
Teresa Moiola 775-687-8323