• The Silver Short Line. A History Of The Virginia & Truckee Railroad (Wurm)

Fascinating history of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. The authors trace the rise of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode, the subsequent construction of the V&T, the years of the richest little short line in the world, the years of declining revenue, the rise of the excursion trips, the coming of Beebe and Clegg, the struggle to preserve the line and the ultimate abandonment. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of rare black and white photographs, drawings and illustrations from all eras. With rosters (locomotives, passenger cars, freight cars, service and maintenance of way cars), maps, timetables, list of films that used V&T equipment, scale drawings for modellers, and bibliography. Decorative end papers show aerial view of Virginia City. With index.Over 400 photographs show the cars, locomotives, the yards and the scenes along the line. 1983 Trans-Anglo Books. Hardcover with dw. Good condition, shelf wear to dw and spine sunned. 260pp. LV-LVO-SMO

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The Silver Short Line. A History Of The Virginia & Truckee Railroad (Wurm)

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