Reno in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
N.C.O. Railroad Depot
It began operations in 1882 as the Nevada and California Railroad. Reno was its headquarters with a roundhouse, repair shops, and a storage yard situated at this location. Northward expansion of the line terminated at Lakeview, Oregon, January, 1912.
In 1917, the Western Pacific Railroad purchased the N.C.O. line from Reno to Herlong, California, and standard gauged it. The depot continued to serve the traveling public until 1937.
State Historical Marker
Erected by Nevada State Park System - Troop 76 Boy Scouts of America. (Marker Number 210.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1912.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 31.86′ N, 119° 48.566′ W. Marker was in Reno, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Reno NV 89512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Reno Depots (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Sister Act" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reno at the Crossroads (approx. 0.4 miles away); Votes for Women (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Reno Arch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ginsburg Jewelry Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Virginia Street Bridges (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frederick Joseph DeLongechamps (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reno.
More about this marker. Marker has been removed from its original location in front of the former depot building. It's possible this marker is now located inside the current Depot Craft Brewery Distillery.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.