Saturday, May 18, 2024

150-Year-Old Locomotive Reno Returns to Virginia City

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Most Famous Engine in Movie History, Star in 100+ Films The most historic existing icon of Nevada’s past, the 150-year-old Virginia & Truckee Railroad steam locomotive Reno, has made its final run full circle, returning...
V&T Rairoad Virginia City Nevada

V&T Railroad Virginia City – Video Gallery

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All the classic Ed Gallegos videos made by Jim Lohse are collected here, binge watch or take them at your own pace. 

Sparks: A Town of Two Times

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by Wendell Huffman   Sparks was created in the early 20th century as part of the Union Pacific Railroad’s modernization of the Central Pacific line across Nevada. The old division point at Wadsworth, where trains were...

DAYTON is in Virginia City

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by Dennis Cassinelli For many years, my family and I have lived in Dayton, Nevada, “Gateway to the Comstock.” This is where Nevada gold was first discovered in 1849 that ten years later, led to...
Death Valley Railroad motor car No 5 02

Railroad Motor Cars of Nevada – Part III

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By Stephen E. Drew, Chief Curator (retired) California State Railroad Museum   Nevada Motor Cars Part I Nevada Motor Cars Part II The self-propelled passenger car, or motor car, was the savior of early 20th-Century railroad branches and...
The Nevada Company’s cannonball safe with the door closed and its combination-lock’s dial in place.

Berlin and the Cannonball Safe

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by Adam Michalski   Transporting valuables in modern times is relatively easy.  Armored vehicles, utilizing reinforced bodies and bullet-resistant windshields while traveling on paved roads, deliver cash between banks or jewels to jewelry stores.  In the...

Johnny Bartholomew: Hero on the V&T Railroad

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by Mark McLaughlin A In its heyday during the 1870s, Virginia City rivaled cosmopolitan San Francisco and the Barbary Coast as the most exciting and wildly indulgent city in the Far West. An important key to...
NSRy Visitor Center

Railroading in Nevada

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  This Is What a Transportation Revolution Looks Like by Laura Bliss To understand a true transportation revolution, I wanted to drive a coal-fired locomotive. On the Nevada Northern Railway, I found one. Thick black smoke spewed from...

Railroad Motor Cars of Nevada – Part II

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By Stephen E. Drew, Chief Curator (retired) California State Railroad Museum   Nevada Motor Cars Part I Nevada Motor Cars Part III The self-propelled passenger car, or motor car, was the savior of early 20th-Century railroad branches and...
Nevada Northern Railway Locomotive No. 40 rolls out of the enginehouse

Railfanning Correspondence – March 2016

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Railfanning Nevada Northern Railway Winter Steam Photo Spectacular Gallery Back in January, we told you about the Winter Steam Photo Spectacular, hosted in Ely, Nevada, by the Nevada Northern Railway.  We invited you to attend and...
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