Virginia & Truckee Railroad
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Bender's letter of June 30 to William J. Westerfield, V&TRR agent for the Virginia City, Nevada station, and later Nevada State Senator, asks about a shipment of coal and a missing cord of wood and comments on a horrible disaster in Virginia City. Westerfield's response of July 1 on the verso accounts for the wood and coal, provides details of the June 29th explosion and fire and their cause, and tells of a recent shooting in town.
W. C. Bousfield was an agent for the Truckee Milk Company which was formed to furnish milk to Virginia City, Nevada. Collection contains letter of complaint from Bousfield in Virginia City to William Sharon about H. M. Yerington's attempts to encourage others to enter the milk-supplying business, February 21, 1873.
Includes material related to Miller's career and interests, particularly the history of Nevada Territory and the theater. Included are correspondence, Miller's thesis and dissertation, scripts of plays performed by the Reno Little Theater and Reno Dramatic Club, sheet music, a minute book/account ledger of stock holders of the Silver Star Mining District (Comstock Lode), and a poster for Topliffe's Theatre (earliest known Nevada imprint, 1862). Material between 1860-1976.
Letters and affidavits to H. M. Yerington from Frederick W. Sharon, J. O. Martin, and Francis G. Newlands, trustees of the estate of William Sharon, regarding the re-issuance of stock certificates lost in the fire following the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. Companies involved include the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, Inyo Development Company, Southern Development Company, and El Dorado Wood and Flume Company.
Student paper briefly discusses organizational history of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, method by which construction was financed, names of stockholders and amount of their stock, and amount of dividends paid (1968). Created by Jim Jeffers, Jr. who was a student at the University of Nevada, Reno.
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