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Virginia City Railroad Land

Date of photo: July 1966
Photographer: Rick Donaldson

Source: Flickr: Rick Donaldson

Tags: virginiacity, vtrailroad, vtvcfreightdepot,

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This view from 1966 looks at the stretch of E Street in Virginia City where the Virginia & Truckee Railroad had their depot. The passenger depot stood in the empty land in the middle of the photo. In the distance the freight depot still stands. E Street, seen to the right, was where the tracks ran. Later V&T Engine #27 was put on display on this land, and later still the Comstock History Museum was built here.


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Date Uploaded: February 27, 2018

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/flickr11828332376

Contributor: Rick Donaldson on Flickr

Source: Flickr: Rick Donaldson

Source URL: https://www.flickr.com/photos/58058190@N00/11828332376/

Source Caption: At Virginia City looking northward from Union Street towards the former Virginia and Truckee Railroad yards adjacent to E Street. Freight Depot in background. Passenger station was long gone when this photo was taken in July 1966. Scanned from a Kodak Instamatic negative.

View on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/58058190@N00/11828332376

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