The Virginia City Tourism Commission (VCTC) has taken over a crown jewel of Virginia City, Piper’s Opera House. Located on B Street, the historic theater sits high above the town. From classic vaudeville and boxing, to modern-day plays and even weddings, Piper’s has seen its fair share of events over the years. Continue reading
by Guy Clifton
It seems somehow appropriate that snow was falling in Virginia City on the morning of Monday, April 16, as crews from the Nevada State Railroad Museum and Comstock Historic Center prepared the Virginia & Truckee Railroad locomotive “Dayton” for its return trip to Carson City.
After all, in its days of operation ion the V&T in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Dayton, locomotive No. 18, was the engine equipped with a snow plow to clear the route to and from the Comstock for all the V&T trains. Continue reading