VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Program Features

Thursday Morning Train Ride, October 7 (extra ticket required)

10 a.m. Chartered V& T Train Ride from the 1870 Virginia City Depot,"F" & Washington Streets

A History Special

Narrated by Mike Collins & Charlie Siebenthal with brief stops along the historic route.

 

Thursday Evening Workshop, October 7

Presentations will start at 7:00 p.m. in the Piñon Room

 

Modelers' Workshop

Michael Laine, Moderator

Friday & Saturday Presentation Sessions, October 8-9

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. in the Piñon Room

Presentations will start at  9:00 a.m.

Mike Collins & Stephen Drew: Researching the V&T Lyon: What We Learned

Ryan Blake: V&T Ford Motor Car No. 24

Doug Spurling: Google Mapping the Historic C&TL&F

Marilyn Sommerdorf:  Carson & Colorado Railroad: A Photo Tour

Linda Clements: The Dayton Depot

Cliff Jennings: The Windmill at Mound House

Lawrence Meeker: Traversing the C&C: Mound House to Hawthorne

Jim Wilke & Jon Davis: V&T Locomotive Repainting Styles.

Wendell Huffman: Wood for the Comstock

 

Saturday Evening Banquet (extra ticket required), October 9

No Host Cocktail Hour

Buffet Dinner

Mines of the Comstock: A Pictorial Overview

by Joe Curtis

Results of the Silent Auction

Sunday Morning Field Trip, October 10

 

Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City

View the Transfer Flatcar, replica V&T Lyon, V&T Coach No. 17, and replica brass coach lamps

 

And More . . .

Exhibit & Vendor Room, Thursday evening, all day Friday, & Saturday until 3 p.m.

Heather Clark, Vendor Room Chairperson

Silent Bid Auction: The Society's Sole Annual Fundraiser

2021 Shirt Pickup

New Society Books & Publications Sales

Annual Membership Meeting