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THEIR UNITS
Photo Album By: Paul Bungard
 
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Photo ID: 526162

Virginia & Truckee's two operational steam locomotives simmer outside the engine shop after a hard days work.

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Virginia City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 18
Train ID: Lerro Charter
Photo Date: February 05, 2014


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Apr 07, 2015

Views: 2,116
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Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 526127

Virginia & Truckee's #18, former McCloud River, leads a small freight past a short siding in Gold Hill, NV passing the remnants of an old mining structure just behind.

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 18
Train ID: Lerro Charter
Photo Date: February 06, 2014


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Apr 07, 2015

Views: 2,518
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Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 526013

V&T #29 proceeds northbound with a short freight heading west around one of the many horseshoes curves spanning the line. They say the shortest point between two locations is a straight line, tho... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Silver City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Lerro Charter
Photo Date: February 05, 2014


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Apr 06, 2015

Views: 2,325
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 525994

Double header on the V&T at Gold Hill - One of my favorite vistas along the line and a favorite photo from a two day charter with Lerro Productions at the V&T featuring former Longview, Por... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Lerro Charter
Photo Date: February 06, 2014


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Apr 05, 2015

Views: 2,477
Comments: 3

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 523930

Paralleling Homestead Road to the right, V&T #29 heads north with a freight bound for Virginia City, NV. Just ahead is the State Route #341 overpass which spans a cut where Tunnel #5 (also known ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Virginia City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Lerro Charter
Photo Date: February 05, 2014


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Mar 20, 2015

Views: 2,130
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 523853

It is possible that amusement park rides such as "The Whip" of 1914 and the "Wild Mouse" of the 1960's were inspired by the V&T - a line proclaimed to be the "crookedest shortline in America". Th... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Silver City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: MCR 18
Train ID: Lerro Charter
Photo Date: February 06, 2014


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Mar 20, 2015

Views: 2,587
Comments: 3

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 523249

Virginia & Truckee 2-6-0 #20 "Tahoe"

This 2-6-0 Mogul was built in 1875 by Baldwin in Philadelphia, PA for the V&T in Nevada. The engine originally burned wood but was converted to coa... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-0
Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: VT 20
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 15, 2015


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Mar 16, 2015

Views: 2,551
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Photo ID: 518298

On a frigid February morning in the Nevada desert, a steam powered V&T freight climbs the grade out of Carson City en route to Virginia City, NV. Having "logged" an unimaginable number of miles, ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: MCR 18
Train ID: Lerro Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 06, 2014


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Feb 09, 2015

Views: 4,500
Comments: 6

Favorited: 50

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