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3 edition of Virginia & Truckee found in the catalog.

Virginia & Truckee

Lucius Morris Beebe

Virginia & Truckee

a story of Virginia City and Comstock times

by Lucius Morris Beebe

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Howell-North in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virginia and Truckee Railroad

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg. Decorations by E. S. Hammack. Maps and lettering by Frederic Shaw.
    ContributionsClegg, Charles, 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2791.V822 B4 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5882798M
    LC Control Number63014279
    OCLC/WorldCa2606119

    The Virginia and Truckee Railroad is a privately owned historical heritage railroad, headquartered in Virginia City. Its route is 14 miles long. The railroad owns and uses the service mark Queen of the Short Lines. The V&T Railroad runs up to seven trains per day, many in steam behind locomotive # FindLinks is more than just a Truckee phonebook. You can access an online Truckee telephone book, an online Truckee telephone directory, and popular business headings. Simply enter your search criteria in the Truckee business phone book or Truckee people phone book boxes below and click the search button to begin your search.

    Virginia and Truckee No. 20, named Tahoe, is a "Mogul" type steam locomotive, built in by the Baldwin Locomotive works for the Virginia and Truckee Railroad and named "Tahoe".. The "Tahoe", like many a steam locomotive back then, had its fair share of incidents. In July , it was hauling some ore cars uphill to Virginia City, NV, when some of the cars derailed near Eureka Mill. Label: Truckee Records - AGS • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold • Country: France • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country.

    In , the Virginia & Truckee Railroad (V&T) was in need of another new locomotive to handle the increased traffic as a result of the mining boom in Tonopah, Nevada. In February the order was placed with the Baldwin Locomotive Works and engine No. 26 arrived in Reno Septem passenger cars The view through passenger car windows is always changing. From the horse-drawn wagons seen through the curtain lined windows of the earliest wooden coaches to the snow-capped peaks looking up through the wrap-over windows of an Amtrak® Sightseer® Lounge, the excitement of train travel is real.


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pages with photographs, maps, rosters, car and locomotive diagrams, bibliography and index. Fine in near fine, bright dust jacket with 1/8th inch tear and associated crease. From the traffic light on C Street, turn downhill at Taylor Street to F Street.

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It was incorporated on March 5, by the "Bank Crowd" to serve the mines of the Comstock.A railroad was deemed necessary because of the high cost of freighting goods by wagon into and out of Virginia City, and the need to carry ore to the mills along the Carson River.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beebe, Lucius Morris, Virginia & Truckee. Oakland, Calif., G.H. Hardy, Established inthe Virginia and Truckee Railroad Historical Society is dedicated to the promotion of research and presentation of the history of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad,the Virginia and Truckee Railwayand the affiliates, the connecting rail lines and the Comstock area in general, as well as aiding in the preservation of artifacts of this period.COVID Resources.

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