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)
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)
Virginia and Truckee 18 barks upgrade on rarely seen trackage out of Carson River Canyon with the "Toast of the Canyon" train in tow.
139 and still going strong! The Nevada State RR Museum's 4-4-0 number 22, the Inyo, poses in front of an old water tower that was originally located in the Washoe Valley on the Virginia and Trucke... (more)
The V&T Inyo and 25 sit at the depot at the Nevada State Railroad Museum
V&T 25 pulls its train around the loop at the Nevada State Railroad Museum
The V&T Inyo with its beautiful shining brass sits outside the depot at the Nevada State Railroad Museum
V&T 25 steams over the diamonds as it runs around the loop
Returning to Virginia City
The Virginia and Truckee "Genoa" sits on display at the California State Railroad Museum, this engine last ran in 1979
The Virginia and Truckee "Empire" sits on display at the California State Railroad Museum
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.
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)
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)
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)