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Virginia & Truckee Railroad

Virginia & Truckee Railroad (1869-1950) - VT

Route:
Virginia City - Mound House - Carson City - Reno
Headquarters:
Virginia City
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Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
1 Lyon Booth 2-6-0 1869 11 1880 scrapped after 1900
2 Ormsby Booth 2-6-0 1869 12 to MC Gardner Mountaineer, 1875; returned and scrapped 1882; boiler to power Carson shops until 1902
3 Storey Booth 2-6-0 1869 13 to DO Mills, 1881, to CP 1 Yale to ICR 188, 1887; to 0-6-0, 1898; to ICR 1023; to CN 7082; scrapped 1920
4 Virginia Baldwin 2-6-0 1869 1946 scrapped after 1918
5 Carson Baldwin 2-6-0 1869 1947 to DO Mills, 1883, to CP 4 Savanna; to ICR 190, 1887; to O-6-0, 1908; to ICR 1025; to CN 7083; scrapped 1926
5:2 ALCo 2-8-0 1925 66302 ex NCB 5 1947 scrapped 1950
6 Comstock Baldwin 2-6-0 1870 2094 to ORN, 1881
7 Nevada Baldwin 2-6-0 1870 2200 to DO Mills, 1883; to CP 5 Lytton; to ICR 191, 1887; to 0-6-0, 1896; to ICR 1026; to Canadian Car & Foundry, 1917
8 Humboldt Baldwin 2-6-0 1870 2198 to DO Mills, 1882; to CP 3 Westminster; to ICR 189, 1887; to 0-6-0, 1896; to ICR 1024; scrapped 1918
9 IE James Baldwin 2-4-0 1870 2199 to Willett & Burr, 1907; scrapped 1946
10 Washoe Baldwin 2-6-0 1871 2719 to ORN, 1881
11 Reno Baldwin 4-4-0 1872 2816 to MGM Pictures; to Old Tucson Studios
12 Genoa Baldwin 4-4-0 1873 3090 to Eastern Railroad Jupiter; to Pacific Coast Chapt RLHS; to CSRM,Sacramento,CA
13 Empire Baldwin 2-6-0 1873 3091 to Pacific Portland Cement 501; to RLHS, 1938; to CSRM,Sacramento,CA
14 Esmerelda Baldwin 2-6-0 1873 3094 to Mexico Govmt Rwys, 1901
15 Aurora Danforth 2-6-0 1872 884 to ORN, 1881
16 Ophir Danforth 2-6-0 1872 885 to ORN, 1881
17 Columbus CP 4-4-0 1873 5 scrapped 1917
18 Dayton CP 4-4-0 1873 6 to Paramount, 1938; to NSRM,Carson City,NV; to Comstock History Museum,Virginia City,NV
19 Truckee Baldwin 2-6-0 1875 3685 to Verdi Lumber 1 Roberts, 1901; scrapped late 1920s
20 Tahoe Baldwin 2-6-0 1875 3687 to CC Bong Const, 1942; to Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
21 JW Bowker Baldwin 2-4-0 1875 3689 renamed Mexico, 1877; to Sierra Nevada Wood & Lumber 3, 1896; to Pacific Coast Chapt RLHS, 1937; to CSRM,Sacramento,CA
22 Inyo Baldwin 4-4-0 1875 3693 to Paramount Pictures, 1937; to NSRM,Carson City,NV
23 Santiago Baldwin 2-6-0 1876 3889 to Boca & Loyalton 3, 1901; scrapped 1916
24 Merrimac Baldwin 2-6-0 1876 3891 to Verdi Lumber 2 Lonkey, 1901; to Boca & Loyalton 4; to WP 123; retired 1924; scrapped 1930
25:1 Rhode Is 4-4-0 1889 2173 ex UP 655 1901 to Towle Bros 25, 1902; to American Fruit Express; scrapped 1937
25:2 Baldwin 4-6-0 1905 25016 to RKO Studios, 1947; to NSRM,Carson City,NV
26 Baldwin 4-6-0 1907 31341 burned 1950, scrapped
27 Baldwin 4-6-0 1913 39453 donated to NV, 1950; to NSRM,Carson City,NV


Virginia & Truckee Railroad (Gray's 1976-current) - VT

Route:
Virginia City - Gold Hill
Headquarters:
Virginia City
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Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
D1 GE 80ton 5/1953 31853 ex FRW 80; ex USAX 1694; nee USN 65-00387 2003
D2 ALCo S4 6/1951 78797 ex PPLX 101; nee MTR 101 2010
3:2 Porter 0-4-0T 1913 5512 ex McCormick & Baxter Creosoting #202; nee MQRR 202 to Silverbend Farms, Clarksburg,CA; loan to Auburn State Recreation Area; to private owner, Willits,CA
YVRY 3 GE 44Ton 3/1943 15769 ex YVRY 3; ex USMC 152408, El Toro MCAS; ex USAF 7310, Hill AFB; ex USMC Depot,Yermo; nee USN Depot, Barstow 2013
FRS 8 Baldwin 2-6-2 1907 32160 ex Feather River Shortline 8; ex display Quincy,CA; ex Clover Valley 8; nee HS 8 to display Gold Hill,NV; to storage Mound House,NV
28 Cooke 4-4-0 1888 1861 ex 20th Century-Fox; ex Dardanelle & Russellville 8; nee Denver Texas & Fort Worth to SLE/Sierra #8; to NSRM,Carson City,NV
29 Baldwin 2-8-0 10/1916 44235 ex LPN 680 1977
(30)SP 1251 SP 0-6-0 11/1919 105 ex SP 1251


Virginia & Truckee Railway Commision - VT

Route:
Mound House - Gold Hill
Gold Hill - Virginia City (trackage rights)
Headquarters:
Mound House
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Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
MCR 18 Baldwin 2-8-2 1914 41709 ex Sierra/MCR 18; ex MCR 18; ex Yreka Western 18; nee MR 18

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Last updated: Oct. 08, 2016