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Virginia Street Bridge

Date of photo: 1905
Photographer: Unknown

Source: Facebook: Ken Clark

Tags: downtownreno, gravesliverystable, reno, truckeeriver, virginiastreetbridge,

Available Sizes: 676x800 | 732x865


The Virginia Street Bridge over the Truckee River in Downtown Reno. This iron bridge was built in 1877 and in 1905 it was replaced with a concrete bridge. This bridge was moved to Rock Street, a few blocks east of here. Rock Street is now known as Ballpark Lane and no longer has a bridge over the river. Graves' Livery Stable is across the river on the north shore.


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Date Uploaded: November 14, 2020

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/fb4512691682138798

Contributor: Ken Clark on Facebook

Source: Facebook: Ken Clark

Source URL: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=4512691682138798&set=gm.3519176321481142

Source Caption: In 1891 Luis Ortiz and a part time police officer named Dick Nash are involved in a scuffle. Nash is shot by Ortiz and the latter is arrested and put in the county jail located at the courthouse just south of the Iron bridge on Virginia Street. The Reno Evening Gazette tells its readers that Ortiz should be hanged to the first lamppost. On September 19, 1891, a crowd of approximately one hundred men came to the jail and got Ortiz out of his cell. The crowd lynched Ortiz from … See More

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