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We’ve Been Working on the Railroad Technically National Train Day is the Saturday closest to May 10, but we’re not waiting! Tom Gray sent me this photo of work happening today: On the left is Alex; swinging the hammer is Dennis. They are working on the shoofly that bypasses Tunnel 3. Tunnel 3 (Fort Homestead […]
V&T’s Tom Gray — Video Star Rising? “Steam Built” Our graphic artist Donna showed me this video from the VCBelowTheSurface website run by the Virginia City Tourism Commission: Tom is our beloved, fearless leader at the Virginia & Truckee Railroad 😆 Actually, his title is Vice President of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad Company, […]
On April 29 and May 2, 2017, I was able to shoot video footage of wild horses in Mound House and Virginia City, Nevada. The first shots were taken on the rear platform of a special Virginia & Truckee Railroad train from Carson City to Virginia City. The railfans onboard rode up to see […]
First new video of 2017: Preseason V&T School Tour with Ed Gallegos and D-3 Diesel On April 26, I rode along with Engineer Ed Gallegos on the V&T Railroad’s D-3 diesel locomotive. The Virginia & Truckee Railroad doesn’t start it’s regular season until May 27 but there are often school groups doing pre-season tours. Today […]
This is a video done by a railfan about the McCloud #18 back in 2010, just ignore his political rants! From the youtube.com/virginiatruckee channel.