Steamscape: American Flat Tunnel (Tunnel #2). V&T Locomotive #29 charges out of the west portal of Tunnel #2, near Silver City, NV, hauling freight loads for customers in Virginia City, abo... (more)
Steamscape: Collapsed Tunnel #3. On a clear, February day, V&T Consolidation #29 takes her short freight up the hill toward Virginia City, passing the remains of Tunnel #3, once known as "H... (more)
Steamscape: Crown Point. A V&T freight comes off the Crown Point Fill and is just now passing the ore loading facilities at about MP 50.0. This is one of the flatter stretches of the recon... (more)
Tunnel #4: The "Yellow Jacket" Tunnel. The Engineer on V&T Locomotive #29 has his engine nicely hooked up as he tugs a freight consist out of the East Portal of Tunnel #4 and up t... (more)
Crossing Crown Point Fill. The reconstructed V&T Virginia City Line pretty much follows the original, historic right-of-way, with a couple of notable exceptions. The first is at the south... (more)
Lotsa curves. In the pretty morning sun, V&T Locomotive #29 takes a short freight up the hill from Carson City to Virginia City, by about the most circuitous route you could imagine. Nickn... (more)
Comstock Dawn - Golden light at Gold Hill. Just minutes after sunrise, V&T Locomotive #29 and her short freight leave the wide-open spaces of American Flat behind and enter the hillside min... (more)
Comstock Dawn - Twilight at Overman Pit. A Virginia & Truckee Freight makes its way across the high fill at the eastern edge of the Overman Pit Mine (MP 49.4), at Civil Twilight on a cold F... (more)
Comstock Dawn - First Light. About 20 minutes before sunrise on a chilly winter morning, a short Virginia & Truckee freight makes the journey north from Carson City to Virginia City, NV.
Late evening departure. Representatives of the Sheriff's office in Virginia City patrol the platform of the V&T Depot as a mixed train prepares for an evening departure to Carson City.
Wabuska after dark. V&T Locomotive #25 and her short mixed train pose at the Nevada State Railroad Museum's Wabuska Depot during a February, 2020 photo shoot, organized by Lerro Productions... (more)
Bound for Reno. Well, the tracks no longer go there, but V&T #22 "Inyo" and Coach 4 are definitely headed in the right direction as they begin a run-by for the cameras on a Februa... (more)
Water at Wabuska. V&T #22 "Inyo" eases up to the water tank, just south of the Wabuska Depot at Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City. The tank you see here is a working re... (more)
Southbound to Carson City. Looking a lot like she did back in the day, Virginia & Truckee Locomotive #22 "Inyo" takes a short passenger train southbound on the trackage of the Nev... (more)
Sisters shine in the afternoon sun. Virginia & Truckee stablemates #22 "Inyo" (left) and #18 "Dayton" (right) pose in the afternoon light, adjacent to the turntable at t... (more)