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Date of photo: May 29, 1949
During the last few years of operation of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, several railfan groups organized excursions to ride on the vintage equipment. This is an excursion on May 29, 1949, leaving the Reno depot headed for Carson City.
Date Uploaded: May 14, 2017
Source: Facebook: Stephen Gennerich
Source Caption: Near the end of operations for the V&T they brought a lot the equipment that they hadn't sold off for a Farewell Excursion on May 29, 1949. pictured is the No 27 and 26 at the SP Depot in Reno that was built around 1926. (Stephen E. Drew) (Photo from Grahame H. Hardy Collection)