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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: 613140

Steamscape: New Yellow Jacket Mine area. A V&T morning freight rounds the long curve north of the Yellow Jacket Tunnel, and will shortly reach more or less level track on the last mile of ... (more)

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


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Added: Apr 13, 2017

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Photo ID: 613035

A California transplant on the new V&T. The former McCloud Railway Locomotive #18 charges out of the east portal of Tunnel #4 with a photo freight on the reconstructed Virginia & Truckee l... (more)

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


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Added: Apr 12, 2017

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Photo ID: 612831

Doubleheader at Crown Point. V&T Locomotives #29 and 18 double-head a short freight of heavy loads past one of the most famous locations on the reconstructed Virginia City Line. You'll n... (more)

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


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Added: Apr 10, 2017

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Photo ID: 612446

Another glorious Comstock morning. A V&T freight approaches the mining town of Gold Hill, NV on a cold winter morning in February. Although just a shadow of its former self, the town of G... (more)

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


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Added: Apr 07, 2017

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Photo ID: 612366

Steamscape: The Overman Pit. Under a partly sunny sky, a short V&T Freight makes the lonely trek across the high fill spanning the Overman Pit Mine, just south of Gold Hill, NV. On this f... (more)

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


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Added: Apr 06, 2017

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Photo ID: 612267

Charging toward Gold Hill. Our V&T Freight is working hard as she emerges from a shallow cut and approaches the Overman Pit, just prior to reaching Gold Hill, NV. After literally running c... (more)

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


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Added: Apr 04, 2017

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Photo ID: 612195

First light at Scales. The first rays of sunlight filter through some morning clouds and snow showers as a short V&T freight makes the climb from Carson City to Virginia City on the "C... (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 04, 2017

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Photo ID: 579445

Bound for Carson City. One of only 2 remaining operable steam locomotives from the famed Virginia & Truckee shortline, the V&T #25 hauls a short excursion train around the loop at the Nevad... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 25
Train ID: Museum Excursion
Photo Date: September 03, 2012


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Added: Jun 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 517661

Steamscape: American Flat. Just north of American Flat Tunnel, a V&T Freight passes through a rock cut and begins to traverse the wide, sweeping horseshoe curve at American Flat. Known as ... (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: Feb 05, 2015

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Photo ID: 517530

Railway above the clouds. With a sea of lingering morning clouds in the valley just below her, the former McCloud Railway #18 hauls a short freight across the fill that spans the eastern e... (more)

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


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Added: Feb 03, 2015

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Photo ID: 517399

The "V" in V&T. A southbound V&T Freight departs the little city on the hill that puts the "V" in V&T. This is the legendary Virginia City, once known as the "Ri... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Virginia City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 04, 2014


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Added: Feb 03, 2015

Views: 3,232
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Photo ID: 517274

"Tunneling" to Virginia City. A V&T freight double-header bursts out of the east portal of the "Yellow Jacket Tunnel", with V&T #29 in the lead, and #18 playing the rol... (more)

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


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Added: Feb 01, 2015

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Photo ID: 516750

Steamscape - Hayward's Siding. V&T #29 claws her way past the south switch at Hayward's Siding, with a short freight bound for Gold Hill and Virginia City. Historically, Hayward's Siding ... (more)

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


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Added: Jan 29, 2015

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Photo ID: 516584

Passing the pit. In the midst of a long, steady climb out of Carson City, the former McCloud #18 lifts the pops as she hauls a short freight past the gaping Overman Pit, en route to Gold Hi... (more)

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


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Added: Jan 29, 2015

Views: 5,140
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Photo ID: 471492

With the the State Route 341 Overpass just ahead, a northbound V&T freight is but a few hundred yards from making its entrance into Virginia City on a crystal clear February afternoon.

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


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Feb 27, 2014

Views: 2,707
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