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Virginia & Truckee
Images from the reconstructed Virginia City Branch as well as a look at some of the surviving locomotives of the original V&T
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Photo ID: 731809

Baldwin sisters....30 years apart. Of the 9 surviving locomotives from the original Virginia & Truckee Railway, only two are still operable and both are seen here, side-by-side on the wye i... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 25
Train ID: Photo Mixed Train
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 07, 2020

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Photo ID: 731808

Steaming into Wabuska. Here's Virginia & Truckee Locomotive #22 "Inyo" easing onto the platform at the Nevada State Railroad Museum's Wabuska Depot with perhaps the most authentic... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Photo Special
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 07, 2020

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Photo ID: 730964

Heading south to Minden. The Virginia & Truckee's high-stepping, ten-wheeler makes a southbound run out of Carson City, taking a mixed train south toward the southern terminus of the line a... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 25
Train ID: Photo Mixed Train
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 01, 2020

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Photo ID: 730853

V&T Survivor: "DAYTON" Of the 29 steam locomotives that served the Virginia & Truckee during its life as a common carrier, 9 have survived in preservation. This beautiful, 1873-vi... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 18
Train ID: None
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Mar 31, 2020

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Photo ID: 730749

Ain't she sweet? Virginia & Truckee Locomotive #22 "Inyo" makes a morning runby on the "back 40" at the Nevada State Railroad Museum for the cameras of a Lerro Productio... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Photo Special
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Mar 30, 2020

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Photo ID: 727001

Queen of the Short Lines......proclaims the crest on V&T Caboose 25, as her short freight makes its way across the Crown Point Fill, just prior to stopping at Gold Hill Station. The Virgini... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 11, 2020


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Added: Feb 27, 2020

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Photo ID: 727000

A little late-day glint at Donovan. We're just a few minutes from alpine sunset and barely 200 yards north of Donovan siding as we watch a V&T freight powering its way up the average 2.2% g... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 11, 2020


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Added: Feb 27, 2020

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Photo ID: 726910

The V&T Steam Line-Up. During our 2020 Lerro Productions Charter on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, we were fortunate to be able to get a quick look at both of the line's steam engines tog... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Virginia City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 12, 2020


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Added: Feb 26, 2020

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Photo ID: 726909

Virginia & Truckee #29. There were 27 locomotives originally built for the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Nine of these locomotives survive, all of which are in museums. When Robert Gray be... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: American Flat, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 11, 2020


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Added: Feb 26, 2020

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Photo ID: 726800

The crookedest short-line in America. Just north of American Flat Tunnel, a V&T Freight runs compass south as it races toward the mining town of Gold Hill....which is visible above and dire... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: American Flat, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 11, 2020


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Added: Feb 25, 2020

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Photo ID: 726799

Steamscape: Crown Point. The reconstructed Virginia & Truckee Railroad is one of my favorite steam operations in all of the US. Why? Well, because it is one of the few places where you c... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 11, 2020


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Added: Feb 25, 2020

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Photo ID: 726371

Tunnel #4: The "Yellow Jacket' Tunnel. V&T Locomotive #29 bursts out of the East Portal of Tunnel #4, known on the original V&T as the "Yellow Jacket Tunnel", as she runs th... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 12, 2020


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Added: Feb 20, 2020

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Photo ID: 726249

Long shadows at Donovan. The alpine sunset is fast-approaching and the afternoon shadows are getting very long as V&T Locomotive #29 takes a freight north past Donovan, en route to Gold Hil... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 11, 2020


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Added: Feb 20, 2020

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Photo ID: 726135

Steamscape: Crown Point Fill. V&T Locomotive #29 charges north with her freight across the wide-open plateau that is the Crown Point Fill. The geography in the town of Gold Hill, NV has bee... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 12, 2020


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Added: Feb 18, 2020

Views: 1,726
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Photo ID: 726134

A time-honored tradition: The Burning of Rome. Back in the 1940s, when legendary railroad photographers Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg spent their days photographing operations on the Virgi... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: American Flat, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Caboose Hop
Photo Date: February 12, 2020


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Added: Feb 18, 2020

Views: 2,318
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