V&T Railway

For over 150 years, the V&T Railway has brought passengers between Carson City and Virginia City. While today the riders are almost all tourists, around the turn of the century (when this photo was taken) the mining industry was booming. Want to know more about Nevada’s early railroads or mining industry? Check out our new temporary exhibit on the 1860s!

Sepia photo of 5 workers in late-1800s or early 1900s clothing standing in front of a large steam engine with “4” painted on a large lamp in front of the smoke stack. The car behind the engine is loaded with chopped logs. On the left in white hand-written lettering is the caption “Old No. 4 V&T RY.” Churchill County Museum Collection.

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