Virginia & Truckee No. 25, a Baldwin 4-6-0 Ten-Wheeler, sits idling at the depot of the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City, NV next to one of the two pieces of equipment identified as Vir... (more)
V&T #29 leads a freight out of the west portal of Tunnel Number 2. The tunnel was originally constructed in 1869 and at 568', it is the longest of 6 tunnels on the V&T between Carson City and Vi... (more)
Virginia & Truckee's #29 leads a freight into Gold Hill, NV passing the remnants of an old mining structure just south of the depot.
Thar's gold in them thar hills! At least there was...
Today, the Gold Hill depot and freight station (built in 1869) serves as one of the few surviving reminders of the
Railroad: Virginia & TruckeeLocomotive: DepotLocation: Gold Hill, Nevada, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: Lerro Photo CharterPhoto Date: February 05, 2014
A V&T freight led by 2-8-0 #29 (former Longview, Portland & Northern Railway #680) whips around the Gold Hill depot /freight station while en route to Virginia City, a mile or so further north. ... (more)
A short V&T freight led by 2-8-0 #29 arrives in Gold Hill, NV. A shell of it's
A V&T steam powered freight out of Carson City, NV arrives on the scene early one frigid February morning led by McCloud River Railroad transplant, 2-8-2 #18. Before the train arrives at Gold Hil... (more)
On a frigid February morning in the Nevada desert, a steam powered V&T freight climbs the grade out of Carson City en route to Virginia City, NV. Having "logged" an unimaginable number of miles, ... (more)
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)
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)
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)
"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)
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.