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October 9, 2012
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Nevada State Railroad Museum steam-up Oct. 20-21

The 1905 Baldwin Steam Locomotive No. 25 at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City will ride the rails again Oct. 20 and 21. The rich railroad heritage of Northern Nevada lives on at the museum, home to an extraordinary collection of railroad equipment, artifacts and related exhibits. Visitors can see how the railroad transformed the hostile frontier territory into an essential contributor to the growing nation in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Virginia & Truckee Railroad also played an important role in earning the distinction as the “Silver State.” Wonderful to photograph, the railroad cars …

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