Filmmaker? Photographer? We Got It All!
Filming and photographing the V&T
For more information on filming the historic Virginia Truckee railroad,
please contact Tom Gray at 775 847-0380 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
State of Nevada Film Office Website
Why you want to make your next film at the Virginia & Truckee:
— Operating 14 mile railroad that replicates 1880 to 1935 railroad equipment in mountain West desert setting, including two operating steam locomotives, four passenger cars and freight equipment.
— Two diesel locomotives and work cars available to facilitate equipment and cast/ crew movement
— 1860s- period clerestory interior coach – Used for “Dead Man” (1995) (Depp/Farmer/Molina)
— Rock cut
— Over 11 miles of mountainside track
— Rock tunnel
— Unobstructed four mile run around the natural amphitheater of American Flat
— Airspace clear of modern obstructions all the way to ground level. No trackside power lines.
— Sight lines terminate in hills, valley views, and undisturbed terrain without modern buildings, roads or vehicles
— Surrounding terrain ridge lines are clear and distinct – permits high-quality sky replacements at 4K resolution
— ½ mile dirt chase road near north end of line
— Restored 1870 Gold Hill Depot clear of modern equipment or structures within 200 feet with solar 10 O’clock illumination (summer) and shaded by mountains in afternoon
— 200A electric mains service in railroad yard
— Only 30 minutes from Reno/Tahoe International Airport and Reno hotels