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V&T offering rides for Mother's Day

The Virginia and Truckee Railroad will be open for Mother's Day on May 13.

In addition to the trip, moms will receive a long stem rose, Wild West history, storytelling, shopping and dining in Virginia City to go along with the spectacular scenery. The train features a 1953 ALCO heritage diesel locomotive leading 100 year-old Pullman coaches displaying the distinctive yellow and green of the V&T.

The ride includes scenic vistas of the majestic Sierra Nevada, passing through two tunnels, by abandoned mine shafts, old cemeteries and offering occasional sightings of wild mustangs. The historic train travels the same route …

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The Record Courier Updated May 5, 2012 09:02AM Published May 5, 2012 08:57AM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.