Heading for Virginia City and going past deserted mine workings
It's been a few years since I visited the RRMofPA, and I was surprised to see V&T 20 and PRR 5741 have been fenced and roped off, making this photo of museum equipment that much harder to capture.... (more)
Steamscape: American Flat. The Virginia & Truckee Railway's Virginia City Train runs north (compass west) around the horseshoe curve, above the long-abandoned mill complex known as American... (more)
Historic Gold Hill Depot. The V&T Train from Mound House pulls away from the historic Gold Hill Depot, bound for Virginia City, roughly a mile and a half to the north. In the late 1800s an... (more)
Former McCloud River Railroad #18 darkens the blue Nevada sky, as it heads upgrade for Virginia City on the restored Virginia & Truckee Railroad.
Former Mccloud River Railroad #18 blasts upgrade above Hayward's Siding on it's way to Virginia City. This train is running on the restored Virginia and Truckee Railroad.
Former McCloud River Railroad #18 is about to enter Tunnel #4 on the restored Virginia and Truckee Railroad. These tracks are owned by the Virginia and Truckee Railroad which has operated over muc... (more)
Former McCloud River Railroad #18 storms upgrade near Hayward's Siding on the restored Viriginia and Truckee Railroad.
Former McCloud River Railroad #18 blasts out of Tunnel #2 on the restored section of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad. This tunnel originally completed in 1869 when the line opened, was dynamited... (more)
Former McCloud River Railroad #18 leads a Virginia & Truckee train up grade near American Flat, NV. While the logging mikado still wears the paint of it's former owner, it is now the property of t... (more)
McCloud River Railway #18 leans into a curve at Mound House. Despite the short train, the 90 ton logging mike was slipping heavily on the steep climb to Virginia City.
Wheels, Rods, Lights and Mirrors: The California State Railroad Museum's dazzling display of V&T #13 "Empire" looks like something borrowed from a Detroit Auto Show.
California Log Hog. The new Virginia & Truckee Railway's afternoon dead-head from Mound House to Virginia City charges off the fill around the Overman pit, on a late summer afternoon. The ... (more)
Steamscape: Overman Pit. A V&T Passenger Train crosses the spectacular fill at Overman Pit en route to Virginia City, barely 30 minutes before alpine sunset. When a Nevada State Commission ... (more)
McCloud River Railway #18, now in tourist service on the Virginia & Truckee crosses a fill in the hills above Silver City.