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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
Photo Album By: Kevin Madore
 
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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: 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

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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

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Photo ID: 471388

A tale of 7 tunnels: The former Tunnel #5! The old V&T Virginia City Branch included 7 tunnels, 5 of which lined the route from Carson City to Virginia City. The last of these, and ... (more)

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


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Added: Feb 26, 2014

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Photo ID: 471248

Glory Days. In a scene reminiscent of the glory days of the V&T, Locomotives 29 and 18 charge out the east portal of the "Yellow Jacket Tunnel", pouring gorgeous plumes into the desert sky.... (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 25, 2014

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Photo ID: 471235

First light over Scales. Morning cloud cover filters the mid-winter sunrise over Scales as the former McCloud River Railroad Mikado #18 hauls a cut of freight cars north toward Gold Hill an... (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 24, 2014

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Photo ID: 470714

Steamscape: Gold Hill. Both of the new V&T's steamers combine their muscle to haul a freight up the last mile and a half from Gold Hill to Virginia City on a chilly winter day. McCloud #18... (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 21, 2014

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Photo ID: 470589

Sunrise over Scales. Pre-dawn snow showers give way to clearing skies over Nevada's Comstock Region, as a V&T Freight winds its way north over the "crookedest shortline in America."

The ... (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 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 470588

Dear God, have mercy on me. The mountains are so high and my train is so small.

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


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Added: Feb 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 470494

Steamscape: Historic Virginia City. You are looking north toward the very reason for the existence of the original Virginia & Truckee Railroad. This is Virginia City, Nevada. Built at 6,200... (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 19, 2014

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Photo ID: 470480

Historic Gold Hill Depot. Located only just a mile or so south of Virginia City is another relic of the Comstock mining boom: The town of Gold Hill. Unlike Virginia City, Gold Hill is jus... (more)

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


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Added: Feb 18, 2014

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Photo ID: 470378

Steamscape: American Flat. A Virginia & Truckee freight heads compass west with the vast expanse of desert known as American Flat as a back-drop. The run from Carson City to Virgina City ... (more)

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


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Added: Feb 17, 2014

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