Nevada State Railroad Museum  
V&T Locomotive #11 "Reno"

The Reno was the first locomotive purchased by the Virginia & Truckee Railroad (V&T) specifically to pull passenger trains.  Built in 1872, the Reno was delivered during construction of the extension of the railroad between Reno and Carson City.  The locomotive had the honor of pulling the first scheduled train from Reno to Virginia City. (For more information see Old Tucson Studios).

Manufactured:             Baldwin Locomotive Works – Philadelphia, PA
Date Built:                   1872
Type:                            4-4-0
Tonnage:                      32
Status:                          On display at Old Tucson Studios, Tucson, AZ

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Created Thursday January 15, 2009