VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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!

 

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NEVADA'S VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE

IN BOOKSTORES NOW!

Nevada's Virginia & Truckee by Stephen E. Drew is the latest volume in the Arcadia Publishing Images of the Rail series.

 

You may order your copy from the California State Railroad Museum, (916) 324-2950 or the Nevada State Railroad Museum (775) 687-6953 ext. 231, as well as from your favorite book dealer.

 

Members in the News

Stephen E. Drew will be the guest speaker and sign his book at 7 p.m. May 28 at the regular meeting of the Historic Reno Preservation Society in Reno. The event, which is at the Laxalt Theater in the Nelson Building, 401 W. Second St., is free.

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2014

 Fifth Annual

V&T Railroad History

Conference

Friday, October 10 &

Saturday, October 11

 Field Trip Sunday October 12

To be held at the

Gold Dust West Casino-Hotel

On Route 50, Carson City