Carson City, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
V & T, 1869-1950
This building was headquarters for the fabled Virginia & Truckee Railroad. From Carson City rails extended in three directions: To Virginia City in 1870, to Reno in 1872, and to Minden in 1906. The line to Virginia City was abandoned in 1939; The balance in 1950
Erected 1964 by Daughters of the American Colonists. (Marker Number 21.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists marker series.
Location. 39° 10.102′ N, 119° 46.007′ W. Marker is in Carson City, Nevada. Marker is at the intersection of Carson Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on Carson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 East Washington Street, Carson City NV 89701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The United States Mint at Carson City, Nevada (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The United States Mint Carson City, Nevada (about 400 feet away); Pony Express Monument (about 800 feet away); Federal Government Building (1888-1970) (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Historic Fraternal Site of Carson City (approx. ¼ mile away); Carson City (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rinckel Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carson City.
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. 3. submitted on October 12, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.