VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC

CARSON CITY, NV

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The Virginia & Truckee Railroad Historical Society Inc, located in Carson City, NV, is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. The society was founded in 1974 by a group of rail enthusiasts who wanted to save the historic railroad from demolition.

The Virginia & Truckee Railroad was established in 1869 and played a significant role in the development of the Comstock Lode, which was one of the richest silver mines in the world. The railroad was used to transport silver ore and other goods to and from the mines in Virginia City, NV. The railroad operated until 1950 and was later revived as a tourist attraction.

The Virginia & Truckee Railroad Historical Society Inc operates a museum and a gift shop in Carson City, NV. The museum houses a collection of artifacts, photographs, and documents related to the history of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. The gift shop offers a variety of railroad-related merchandise, including books, DVDs, and souvenirs.

The society also operates a steam-powered train that runs on a portion of the original Virginia & Truckee Railroad track. The train ride takes passengers on a scenic journey through the Nevada countryside, offering a glimpse into the region's rich history. The society's mission is to preserve the legacy of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad and educate the public about its importance to the development of the American West.

VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC is a Historical Societies, Historic Preservation in CARSON CITY NV. US MID #8403200115

The museum is classed as HSC (Historical Societies, Historic Preservation). It comes under American Alliance of Museums (AAM) region: Western (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington).

Contact VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC

VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC
PO BOX 143
CARSON CITY
NV
89702-0143

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VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC Information

MID # 8403200115
Name VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC
Alternate Name
Classification Historical Societies, Historic Preservation, , Western
Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) 800526402
NTEECC A80
Tax period of the latest return filed (YYYYMM) 201312
INCOME 0
REVENUE 0
LAT/LONG 39.168448, -119.765139
CODES FIPS State Code: 32
FIPS County Code: 510
US Census Tract: 000100
US Census Block: 1027