Virginia and Truckee Railroad Engine #22 Mural in Carson City, Nevada - Encircle Photos

4 Virginia and Truckee Railroad Engine #22 Mural in Carson City, Nevada

This train engine # 22 mural is on the side of Heidi’s Diner in Carson City, Nevada. The artwork commemorates the 80 year history of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Starting in 1868, this rail system connected cities, towns, mines and milling operations between Reno and Carson City. Engine #22, also called the Inyo, was built in 1875 and retired in 1926. The locomotive went on to have an exciting Hollywood career in 20 Paramount Pictures movies plus was featured in “The Wild Wild West” TV show during the 1960s. It is now on display at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City.

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1020 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701

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