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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: 811322

"Honorary" V&T Survivor: #1 "Lyon". Adding to the Nevada State Railroad Museum's collection of surviving V&T Locomotives is what will become a replica of the V&T's very ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 1
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 04, 2022


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Added: Sep 02, 2022

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Photo ID: 811274

Inyo takes a few laps. Just a few minutes before the conclusion of train operations on the final day of the July, 2022 "Great Western Steam-Up" at the Nevada State Railroad Museum... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: 4PM Train
Photo Date: July 04, 2022


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Added: Sep 01, 2022

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Photo ID: 808980

V&T Survivor: #25. Topping off its tender cistern at the Nevada State Railroad Museum's water tank is one of the two surviving Virginia & Truckee Locomotives that can still operate. This ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 25
Train ID: 10 AM Train
Photo Date: July 02, 2022


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Added: Aug 02, 2022

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Photo ID: 808877

V&T Survivor: #22 "Inyo" shines in the afternoon sun. Seen here returning to the museum shops after a special excursion during the July, 2022 "Great Western Steam-Up", V... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: 4 PM Special Train
Photo Date: July 01, 2022


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Added: Aug 01, 2022

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Photo ID: 808525

V&T Survivor: #12 "Genoa". Named for a small town in Western Nevada, V&T Locomotive #12 is another one of the V&T survivors that hasn't seen daylight in a long time. Sent to the ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 12
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 04, 2022


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Added: Jul 27, 2022

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Photo ID: 808464

V&T Survivor: #18 "Dayton". This beautiful, 1873-vintage 4-4-0 is Number 18, Dayton. Unlike many of her sisters, she didn't come from back east. She was built in Sacramento, in th... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 18
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 01, 2022


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Added: Jul 26, 2022

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Photo ID: 808152

V&T Survivor: #21 "J. W. Bowker". Here's a forward quarter view of V&T Locomotive #21, the J.W. Bowker, one of 9 original V&T engines which survive in preservation. Originally na... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 21
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 01, 2022


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Added: Jul 22, 2022

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Photo ID: 808072

V&T Survivor: #11 "Reno".....back home in Nevada at last. Ending one of the sadder chapters in the storied history of the Virginia & Truckee Railway, the long-lost queen of that l... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 11
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 04, 2022


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Added: Jul 21, 2022

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Photo ID: 807918

Last light at American Flat. On the evening of July 3, 2022, the Virginia & Truckee Railroad ran a special train for about 50 patrons, to help raise money for the restoration of the legenda... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Silver City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Reno Benefit
Photo Date: July 03, 2022


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Added: Jul 19, 2022

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Photo ID: 807804

A "new" locomotive for the Virginia & Truckee. Sitting on a siding just south of the old freight shed building in Gold Hill, NV is the latest steam locomotive acquisition of the rebuilt Vir... (more)

Railroad: Santa Maria Valley Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: SMV 100
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 01, 2022


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Added: Jul 18, 2022

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Photo ID: 768361

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)

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: Apr 07, 2021

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Photo ID: 768246

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)

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: Apr 05, 2021

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Photo ID: 768115

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)

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: Apr 04, 2021

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Photo ID: 767836

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)

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: Apr 01, 2021

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Photo ID: 767755

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)

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: Mar 31, 2021

Views: 3,200
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