Virginia and Truckee Railway, Carson City

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The Virginia & Truckee Railroad Depot of Carson City, Nevada is a historic railroad station that is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places . It is significant for its association with the economically important role of the V&T railroad historically in Carson City following discovery of the Comstock Lode mine in 1859. To a lesser degree, according to its NRHP nomination, the depot building is also significant architecturally "as a well-preserved example of a wood-frame passenger depot procured from a railroad company pattern book within the V&T's former sphere of operation."
Located on the Southeast corner of the Washington Street intersection with Carson Street, it served the Virginia and Truckee Railroad until 1950, when the railroad shut down.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.
The Reno and Gold Hill Depots still exist, as well as the V&T Freight Depot in Virginia City.
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  • We had a great family time! It was a little Smokey from the CA fires, however we didn’t let that damper our time. The South part of the trip went to the end of the tracks, it would be even better if.....  more »
  • We enjoyed riding the rail bikes. The views were great and we saw some wild horses and deer. The staff was awesome and very accommodating to everyone. It was not very hard to ride. Wish the ride had.....  more »

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