Nevada-California-Oregon Railroad Depot (1910)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 39° 31.859 W 119° 48.568
11S E 258533 N 4379472
Quick Description: Marker in Reno at the corder of Record and 4th Streets.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 9/3/2008 3:31:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM4KNW
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 31

Marker Title (required): Nevada-California-Oregon Railroad Depot (1910)

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 210

Marker Text (required):
This building was constructed as a passenger depot for the Nevada-California-Oregon Railroad, a narrow-gauge line connecting Reno with northern California and southern Oregon. It began operations in 1882 as the Nevada and California Railroad. Reno was its headquarters with a roundhouse, repair shops, and a storage yard situated at this location. Northward expansion of the line terminated at Lakeview, Oregon, January, 1912. In 1917, the Western Pacific Railroad purchased the N.C.O. line from Reno to Herlong, California, and standard gauged it. The depot continued to serve the traveling public until 1937.


County (required): Washoe (Reno)

Marker Type (required): Full Size (with blue painted mesh)

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Other Damage Type (optional): Not listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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