Drawing of V&T Locomotive No. 26 on a bridgef by Richard (Dick) C. Datin from the Stephen Drew Collection. All rights reserved.

Drawing by Richard C. Datin from the Stephen Drew Collection.

Established in 2009, the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Historical Society is dedicated to the promotion of research and presentation of  the history of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, 1869 -1905, the Virginia and Truckee Railway 1905-1950, and the affiliates, the connecting rail lines and the Comstock area in general, as well as aiding in the preservation of artifacts of this period including Virginia & Truckee locomotives, rolling stock, equipment, buildings, and documentary materials.  Join now!






News of the Day

Friday, October 10 &

Saturday, October 11

 Field Trip Sunday October 12

Gold Dust West Casino-Hotel

On Route 50, Carson City


V&TRRHS Publication Number 6, The Virginia & Truckee Lightning Express 1876-1881, by Stephen Drew & Mike Collins will be available at the Conference for $20.


Its 36 pages contain 85 illustrations, including a dozen fine scale drawings by Mike Collins.