Las Vegas Railroad Society 
A Southern Nevada 501 (c)(3) Charitable Organization / Founded 1999
All Cash, Gift and In-kind Donations Are Tax Deductible
This Website Is Maintained With 100% Volunteer Effort / 2005 -Today.

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Collaborative Efforts Between

LV City Council  >  Las Vegas Railroad Society  <  Major Donors 

Such Unique Collaboration Enables Our Educational Charity 
To Create A
Year-Round-Active Fieldtrip Destination
For The Benefit Of 300,000+ Students Of Our Local Schools

We Welcome Any Kind Of Support
During Our 2015 Phase-One Capiatal Campaign

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"THE IRON HORSE BROUGHT PEOPLE TOGETHER BACK THEN,
AND HISTORY IS ABOUT TO REPEAT ITSELF AGAIN"

Smithsonian-Style

RAILROAD HERITAGE PARK

and

EXPLORATORIUM

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Sample Picture Of Arizona Railroad Museum /  Also To Be Created Right Here In Las Vegas

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MUSEUMS ARE THE FOUNDATION
OF OUR CIVILIZATION

"Thank You Las Vegas For Your Ongoing Support" 

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VISION - COMMUNITY PARK & MUSEUM DEVELOPMENT..... 

LAS VEGAS' OFFICIAL NORTH-WEST SIDE
VICTORIAN BOTANICAL GARDEN

YEAR-ROUND COMMUNIYTY GARDEN EDUCATION (35+ ACRES) 
 
Sample Picture / Year-round Hands-on Learning

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VISION - COMMUNITY PARK & MUSEUM DEVELOPMENT..... 

RAILROAD HERITAGE PARK - LAS VEGAS' OFFICIAL
HISTORICAL RAILROAD M
USEUM
STEAM POWERED TRAIN EXCURSIONS PROVIDE TRANSPORT SYSTEM
BETWEEN FUTURE MUSEUMS 
 
Sample Picture / Year-round Hands-on Learning

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VISION - COMMUNITY PARK & MUSEUM DEVELOPMENT 

LAS VEGAS' OFFICIAL
15 ACRE CANYON MINING TOWN 
MINING M
USEUM
AND UNDERGROUND MINING TRAIN EXCURSIONS
EXHIBITS - PANNING FOR 'GOLD' - LEARNING - EXPLORING 
 
Sample Picture / Year-round Hands-on Learning

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VISION - COMMUNITY PARK & MUSEUM DEVELOPMENT 

LAS VEGAS' OFFICIAL
NORTH-WEST SIDE ARTS DISTRICT
IN THE PARK
YEAR-ROUND EDUCATIONAL ART PROGRAMS FOR ALL 
 
Sample Picture / Year-round Hands-on Learning

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'FOLLOW US - LIKE US'
ON FACE BOOK
VIEW PICTURES OF OUR
YEAR-ROUND FUN ACTIVITIES 

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ANNOUNCEMENT

LAS VEGAS RAILROAD SOCIETY

NOW SEEKING MAJOR DONOR SUPPORT
 TO CONSTRUCT
PHASE-ONE MUSEUM BUILDING
'THE ROUNDHOUSE' 

TO STORE, PRESERVE & DISPLAY
A VAST AMOUNT OF ALREADY DONATED LIFE-SIZE
RAILROAD EQUIPMENT & MEMORABILIA
FOR THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATION

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2012
1st MAJOR GIFT DONATION:

TROPICANA EXPRESS HOTEL & CASINO, IN LAUGHLIN, NV
DONATED THEIR ENTIRE RAILROAD
TO THE 
LAS VEGAS RAILROAD SOCIETY /
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Thank you Tropicana Express Hotel & Casino
Thank you - Vision Sign Inc. /  Thank you - Pan Western
Thank you - Sunbelt Rentals / Thank you AJB Contractor
Thank you, volunteers! 

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2014
2nd MAJOR GIFT DONATION:

TROPICANA EXPRESS HOTEL & CASINO, LAUGHLIN, NV
ALSO DONATED IN & OUTDOOR RAILROAD MEMORABILIA 
TO THE LAS VEGAS RAILROAD SOCIETY /
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Thank you Tropicana Express Hotel & Casino
Thank you United Rental / Thank you Budget Truck Rentals
Thank you volunteers!

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GROWING COMMUNITY SUPPORT

from our

RAILROAD LADIES & GENTLEMEN 

Founded by the Las Vegas Railroad Society
our caring members support children's education in Las Vegas!

'Las Vegas Fashion History'

From The Gilded Age - Into The Future

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MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Free period attire workshops provided by the 'Las Vegas Railroad Society'.
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To find out more about getting involved with our
Historical Museum Women's Club 
and our monthly & seasonal activities, charity high tea,
and 2015 community programs... 

Please Contact Us today!

We will then contact you with our membership page link.

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CHECK OUT

LVRRS Honors & Recognitions

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CALIFORNIA 'BERKSHIRE TEAM' 

EXCITED TO DEMONSTRATE THEIR ENGINES
AT THE FUTURE 'RAILROAD HERITAGE PARK' IN LAS VEGAS

Real Live Steam Locomotion In Action
 Demonstration Trains - For Education

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FORMER MAYOR, OSCAR GOODMAN, APPLAUDING THE LVRRS' EFFORTS FROM THE VERY BEGINNING....

Left: Bruno Platzer/ Co-Founder/ President, LVRRS
Right: Former Las Vegas Mayor, Oscar Goodman
Former Las Vegas Mayor and the entire LV City Council felt so strongly about the Las Vegas Railroad Society's tireless efforts to create a 'Railroad Heritage Park' for our local community, that it was unanimously decided to provide the necessary property for this very important community project.

Today's generation wants to know everything
about Las Vegas' live steam era!
And tomorrow's generations
need to know!

The LVRRS will demonstrate all of it, in more ways than one!

 

LOOKING AHEAD

'RAILROAD HERITAGE PARK' TO RE-ENACT LAS VEGAS' ENTIRE RAILROAD HISTORY....

Once open, the centrally-located 'Railroad Heritage Park' will bustle with all the authentic sights depicted within the Gilded-Progressive Age of Nevada's railroad and mining history. This era was selected as a tribute to industrial ingenuity, paired with the pioneer entrepreneurial spirit for which Nevadans are known. Beautiful old-world architecture will embrace park guests in the future Railroad Heritage Park.

The 15 acre Mining Town museum facilities inside our park's canyon will provide cool and educational indoor activities which everyone will seek out during hot summer months. 

PROPERTY LOCATION: The future 'Railroad Heritage Park' will be one of Las Vegas' most unique one-of-a-kind cultural additions! Feel free to Contact Us for details.

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VISIONS & GOALS:

TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM / TRAINS WITH A PURPOSE:

Once open to the public, it would be difficult for our park visitors to see the railroad museum, mining museum facility, Victorian Botanical Garden, Railroad Heritage Park 'Arts District' and other educational facilities on foot.

Comfortable large scale steam powered public trains will haul park guests, school children, special needs children and senior groups to various in and outdoor program activities throughout the Railroad Heritage Park, reenacting steam powered train journeys of yesteryear, combined with fun and educational destinations.

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Sample Picture of Scottsdale Railr
oad Museum - Same Concept

A CLOSER LOOK - RAILROAD HERITAGE PARK EDUCATION:

A COMMUNITY PARK FOR ALL: The new 'Railroad Heritage Park' will also be the home of a huge N/W side art center, to be enjoyed by local artisans, families and the community.

MINING MUSEUM: Train excursions will include a very special train route to the west-side's 15 acre canyon to visit the LVRRS' 'Western Mining Town' to take advantage of a future Mining Museum tour; as also educational underground mining excursions; a mining library; video presentations; mining exhibits and hands-on learning for all..

SUMMER ACTIVITY: The mining town will also include a huge indoor HO train layout facility with detailed mining-theme scenery in miniature, plus so much more, all for the purpose of education. The entire 'Western Mining Town' will remind everyone, that there is a lot to be said about the 'Silver State' of Nevada.

EDUCATION - EDUCATION - EDUCATION: Las Vegas' Railroad Heritage Park will be known as utmost disciplined, safe and highly educational institution with youth-oriented in and outdoor educational program activities, designed, to keep Las Vegas' children interested, off the streets, and simply on the 'right track'. 

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  Year-Round Education

Ongoing Ferroequinology (The Study of Railways & Iron Horse) 
Live-Size Railroad Equipment & Memorabilia Will Be On Display

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Another Example of What The LVRRS Is About to Create Right Here in Las Vegas:
Picture: Scottsdale's city-owned Railroad Museum & Miniature Railroad

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LV Railroad Society Boards, Committees & Our Victorian Railroad Ladies' Agree:
"Las Vegas' children also deserve this Railroad Heritage Park
with year-round educational Railroad - Mining - Art - Science program activities!"

2015 Capital Campaign - 2015 Naming Opportunities 
Current Pro Bono Supporters

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MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
FUTURE VISION:
'Las Vegas Railroad Society'
'HO Scale' Railroading Planned
Family bonding / Quality family time
Membership Opportunity - To support this cause / Contact Us

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FUTURE VISION:

'Las Vegas Railroad Society'
Garden Railroad / 'G' Scale Railroading Planned
Membership Opportunity - To support this cause / Contact Us

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FUTURE VISION:

Las Vegas Railroad Society's
'Live Steam' Railroading Planned
Membership Opportunity - To support this cause / Contact Us

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FUTURE VISION:

Las Vegas Railroad Society's
'Mining' Museum / Underground Mining Excursions Planned 
Membership Opportunity / To support this cause / Contact Us

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 The Train Journey of Life!
Feeling kind of blue?
This will elevate your thoughts.. Now updated!
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Click Here 

Click on each picture - to get to the next page.
Be sure to turn up the sound and enjoy the train ride of a life time!

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PERSONALIZED MUSEUM BRICK
"AN OLD AMERICAN TRADITION"

Get Your Tax Deductible Personalized Brick Now If You Want Your Brick To Be Included During Phase One Construction Of The Railroad Heritage Park's...

'Red Brick Road'

PRESS RELEASE - REVIEW JOURNAL

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Charity Begins in Our Own Home Town
And Not Abroad
Where We Don't Even Know
Where Our Hard Earned Money Goes!

We Care! Support Our Local Children!