V&TRRHS 2014

Special Publication

Virginia & Truckee Inyo: Nevada's "Brass Betsy"


by Stephen E. Drew

drawings by Michael A. Collins


History of the V&T No. 22 locomotive, Inyo, the American (4-4-0) type wood burner built by Burnham, Parry, Williams & Company, an early incarnation of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. Nicknamed the "Brass Betsy" for its great number of its brass fittings, it became a workhorse of the V&T Railroad and, later a "movie star" of Paramount Pictures' Westerns.


Published June, 2014

108-pages, 95+ illustrations, drawings, color research, etc.

8 1/2" x 11", Softbound.

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