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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: 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

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Photo ID: 767754

Lotsa curves. In the pretty morning sun, V&T Locomotive #29 takes a short freight up the hill from Carson City to Virginia City, by about the most circuitous route you could imagine. Nickn... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Silver City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Freight
Photo Date: February 12, 2020


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Added: Mar 31, 2021

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Photo ID: 767644

Comstock Dawn - Golden light at Gold Hill. Just minutes after sunrise, V&T Locomotive #29 and her short freight leave the wide-open spaces of American Flat behind and enter the hillside min... (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 30, 2021

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Photo ID: 767436

Comstock Dawn - Twilight at Overman Pit. A Virginia & Truckee Freight makes its way across the high fill at the eastern edge of the Overman Pit Mine (MP 49.4), at Civil Twilight on a cold F... (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 29, 2021

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Photo ID: 766803

Comstock Dawn - First Light. About 20 minutes before sunrise on a chilly winter morning, a short Virginia & Truckee freight makes the journey north from Carson City to Virginia City, NV. 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 22, 2021

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Photo ID: 732805

Late evening departure. Representatives of the Sheriff's office in Virginia City patrol the platform of the V&T Depot as a mixed train prepares for an evening departure to Carson City.

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 25
Train ID: Photo Mixed Train
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 14, 2020

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Photo ID: 732654

Wabuska after dark. V&T Locomotive #25 and her short mixed train pose at the Nevada State Railroad Museum's Wabuska Depot during a February, 2020 photo shoot, organized by Lerro Productions... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 25
Train ID: Photo Mixed Train
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 14, 2020

Views: 2,216
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Photo ID: 732491

Bound for Reno. Well, the tracks no longer go there, but V&T #22 "Inyo" and Coach 4 are definitely headed in the right direction as they begin a run-by for the cameras on a Februa... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Photo Special
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 12, 2020

Views: 1,855
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Photo ID: 732490

Water at Wabuska. V&T #22 "Inyo" eases up to the water tank, just south of the Wabuska Depot at Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City. The tank you see here is a working re... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Photo Special
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 12, 2020

Views: 1,467
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Photo ID: 732110

Southbound to Carson City. Looking a lot like she did back in the day, Virginia & Truckee Locomotive #22 "Inyo" takes a short passenger train southbound on the trackage of the Nev... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Photo Special
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 10, 2020

Views: 1,672
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Photo ID: 731930

Sisters shine in the afternoon sun. Virginia & Truckee stablemates #22 "Inyo" (left) and #18 "Dayton" (right) pose in the afternoon light, adjacent to the turntable at t... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Carson City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 22
Train ID: Photo Special
Photo Date: February 10, 2020


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Added: Apr 08, 2020

Views: 2,613
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