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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: 726008

Steamscape: Gold Hill Depot. After a brief stop to exchange crew members, V&T Locomotive #29 barks loudly as she drags her short freight up the very steep grade that begins the last mile of... (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 18, 2020

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Photo ID: 725881

Sunrise over Gold Hill. The first warming rays of sunlight bathe the chilly landscape of Gold Hill, NV, as a short V&T freight makes its way north toward the mining mecca of Virginia City. ... (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 16, 2020

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Photo ID: 725880

Sunrise at Scales. Just moments after the sun crested the hills to the east, a V&T freight charges north past Scales on its morning run to Gold Hill, and ultimately, the mining town of Virg... (more)

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


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Added: Feb 16, 2020

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Photo ID: 631242

Inyo into "the hole". Just prior to completing a day of running at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, V&T #22 "Inyo" backs her short train onto the wye in a grove of tree... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Passenger Special
Photo Date: July 02, 2017


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Added: Sep 21, 2017

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Photo ID: 631136

V&T #22 with....V&T #22. V&T Locomotive #22 sits on the siding in front of the museum's Wabuska Depot, as V&T Motor Car #22, sits on the platform track, loading passengers for the next excu... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Passenger Special
Photo Date: July 04, 2017


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Added: Sep 20, 2017

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Photo ID: 627246

McKeen car on the back forty. V&T Motor Car #22 takes a trip around the museum's loop track, seen here on the west side, where the vegetation and terrain look just a bit more rural than els... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: McKeen Motor Car
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 04, 2017


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Added: Aug 17, 2017

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Photo ID: 626884

Headin' for Reno. With a little careful framing, you can almost imagine the V&T #22 "Inyo" out on the main line, making her way north from Carson City to Reno. That's Engineer K... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Passenger Special
Photo Date: July 03, 2017


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Added: Aug 14, 2017

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Photo ID: 626354

It fits!!....just barely. V&T Motor Car #22's Motorman leans out of his cab waiting for his car to be turned on the NSRM Turntable, in preparation for returning to quarters for the night. ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: McKeen Motor Car
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 03, 2017


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Added: Aug 10, 2017

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Photo ID: 626245

All that's left from the "Last Spike" consist. Although the May 10th, 1869 completion of the first transcontinental railroad was a seminal moment in the history of the United Stat... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Passenger Coach
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 17
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 02, 2017


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Added: Aug 09, 2017

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Photo ID: 625834

McKeen Car on Parade. The NSRM's restored V&T Motor Car #22 makes one of several runs around the museum's loop track during the morning "Parade of Trains" on July 4th weekend in 2... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: McKeen Motor Car
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 03, 2017


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Added: Aug 07, 2017

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Photo ID: 625358

Stepping off.... The V&T's 10-Wheeler #25 kicks off another morning "Parade of Trains" as she leaves the Wabuska Depot and heads out onto the museum's main line loop. Waiting in... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 25
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 03, 2017


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Added: Aug 03, 2017

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Photo ID: 625223

Bound for Carson City. Looking resplendent in the morning sunshine, V&T #22 "Inyo" heads south toward Carson City with a short passenger train. Photographed in this location at ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Passenger Special
Photo Date: July 02, 2017


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Added: Aug 01, 2017

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Photo ID: 625123

V&T #25 on the table. V&T 10-wheeler #25 positions herself on the Nevada State Railroad Museum's "Armstrong Turntable", which will shortly be turned to put her on a lead that will... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 25
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 02, 2017


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Added: Jul 31, 2017

Views: 2,263
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Photo ID: 613924

Hammering uphill at Scales. The former McCloud Railway #18 hammers uphill on the reconstructed Virginia City Line, passing the historic location of the station known as "Scales."... (more)

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


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Added: Apr 20, 2017

Views: 3,143
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Photo ID: 613781

Comstock: MP 46.6. A V&T Freight traverses the wide, sweeping horseshoe curve at American Flat on a chilly winter afternoon, en route to its destination at Virginia City, roughly 5 rail mil... (more)

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


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Added: Apr 19, 2017

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Views: 10,262
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