1875-01-19 In the News January 19, 1875 - Daily Territorial Enterprise

Freight Receipts. - The following amounts of freight were received at the Gold Hill and Virginia depots by the Virginia and Truckee Railroad during the twenty-four hours ending 12 M. yesterday: Lumber, 7 car-loads; merchandise, 6; quicksilver, 1; coal, 1; wood, 18; flour, 1. Total, 35 car-loads.

Two locomotives, both provided with air-brakes, will be used in drawing the passenger trains between this city and Reno until the weather shall again become good.

The locomotives, Comstock and Humboldt, that was smashed up in the collision last Sunday night, at American Flat, have been sent to the repair shop at Carson City.

Ore Shipments. - There were shipped on the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, to mills on the Carson River, during the 31 hours ending 12 M. yesterday, 35 car-loads of ore, aggregating 220 tons.


January 19, 1875 - The Daily Nevada Tribune

Slide On The V.& T.R.R. - From late reports it appears that the slide on the V.& T.R.R. occurred in the Vivian Cut. Men are busy at work clearing away the debris, but no trains need be expected to pass through before tomorrow night, and if the storm continues, not this week.

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