Plate: Virginia and Truckee R.R.
Overall: 1 x 8 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 21.6 cm )
printed: in brown on brim: "VIRGINIA AND TRUCKEE RR./ ROUTE TO THE COMSTOCK" printed: in brown on reverse: "VIRGINIA AND TRUCKEE R. R., NEVADA/ The first spike, silver, of course, for the Virginia and Truckee R.R was driven at Carson City by Hume M. Yerr
Molded circular plate with dark brown printed scene of railroad train and desert scrubland, painted with blue, red, tan, and green enamel; inscriptions on front and back.
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Flukiger
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