Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
V & T Car No. 13
Virginia & Truckee Railroad
George L. Gary
This plaque erected by
The Virginia City Businessmen’s Association
Erected 1966 by Virginia City Businessmen's Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 39° 18.54′ N, 119° 39.003′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on South C Street (Nevada Route 341), on the right when traveling north. The railroad car now houses The Comstock Wild Horse Mining Museum and is located next to the Nevada Firemen’s Museum. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Fire of 1875 (here, next to this marker); “Sixty-Two” Building (a few steps from this marker); BOB (a few steps from this marker); The Millionaires Club (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Julia C. Bulette (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nevada Bank of San Francisco (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Morris Pinschower Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of California (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,133 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 7, 8. submitted on March 29, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.