Monday, September 12, 2005

The Truckee in V&T

Looking at an early Central Pacific map of the projected line east of the California line, I spotted a location called "Truckee Station" located roughly where Sparks is today. I suspect this may have been the "Truckee" in the original V&T name. The map is in the California State Archives, and several copies are at CSRM.

Kyle K. Wyatt
Curator of History & Technology
California State Railroad Museum
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Sacramento, CA 95814

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Virginia & Truckee Railroad Route Map.