V&T 2-8-0 number 29 leads the weekend passenger train from the Eastgate depot located between Mound House and Carson City up the 12 mile track towards Virginia City.
V&T 2-8-0 number 29 leads the weekend passenger train from the Eastgate depot located between Mound House and Carson City up the 12 mile track towards Virginia City. In the background is the Sierr... (more)
Digging into the steep grade above Mound House, V&T 29 is working hard to overcome the pull of gravity- even with only two cars.
Pinch-hitting for 29 after a mechanical problem sidelined her in Virginia City, D-1 brings the Saturday train back down the mountain to Eastgate.
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.
McCloud River Railway #18, a former logger now hauling tourists on the reconstructed Virginia & Truckee, is seen here clinging to the hillside above Mound House. The train must climb 900 feet in e... (more)
Climbing out of Mound House, NV is V&T #29 operating a special winter excursion over the reconstructed railroad. The group had come to Reno on The Reno Snow train and the following day was on th... (more)
V&T #29 on the deadhead run to Virginia City winding along one of the many S curves along the route. This is an unusual run since one of the passenger cars remained at Eastgate Station.
MCR 18 operated by the V&T on the way to Virginia City between Route 50 and Linehan Road.
The former McCloud #18 that is now being operated by the Virginia & Truckee on the deadhead run to Virginia City concluding the regularly scheduled runs between Carson City and Virginia City for t... (more)
Having left Eastgate Station only minutes before, the V&T's morning train to Virginia City whistles the Linehan Road crossing in the Carson City suburb of Mound House. The section of track that ... (more)
Fly in....and take the train! The Virginia & Truckee's beefy Mikado #18 runs around her train at Eastgate Station in Mound House, in preparation for a northbound run to Virginia City. Alt... (more)