McKeen Motor Car #70

Also known as: Virginia and Truckee Railway Motorcar #22
Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, Nevada

A self propelled rail passenger car

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Also known as Car #70.

Photo taken by Jim Allen in Sept. 2017

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Description 

This gasoline powered car carried passengers between Reno, Carson City, & Minden on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad from 1910 until 1945.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 6, 2005
Reference number
05000968
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Self-propelled rail car
Areas of significance
Transportation; Engineering
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Rail-related
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1910; 1932; 1945

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2017: New photo from Jim Allen
  • October 16, 2017: Updated by Jim Allen: added description
  • October 16, 2017: New photo from Jim Allen
  • September 9, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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