Nevada's Virginia & Truckee Railroad


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The Virginia & Truckee is the most famous short line railroad in American history. Brainchild of William Sharon and the Bank of California, the V&T hauled the silver and gold ore, the cordwood, and the mining timbers that made the 1870s Big Bonanza a reality. From the state capital at Carson City, V&T rails stretched 66 miles to Virginia City, Reno, and Minden, Nevada. Serving the transportation needs of the Comstocks nearly 40,000 inhabitants, the V&T remained in operation until 1950. The enormously successful railroad ...

Nevada's Virginia & Truckee Railroad 2014, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531675776


Nevada's Virginia & Truckee Railroad 2014, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston

ISBN-13: 9781467131056

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