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Celebrate the Centennial of the Virginia & Truckee #22 McKeen Motor Car
with these special commemoratives!

 McKeen Centennial Belt Buckle
This two and a half by three and a half inch brass buckle features a three dimensional, three quarter view of the McKeen Motor Car riding the rails again! This finely sculpted image details all the lettering on the car, steps, railings and even the underbody radiator details! The double link chain border highlights the reproduction of the McKeen Motor Car Company lettering found on the company’s original order confirmation letterhead! The buckle is designed to fit belts of one to one and three quarter inch widths. Only 200 of these buckles have been produced. Each buckle is stamped on the reverse side. Show your pride in the museum and the great accomplishment of bringing this historic motorcar back to life with this wonderful collectable.

Item # 385044

Special McKeen Centennial T-Shirts!
Our regular McKeen Motorcar T-shirt, introduced last year, has received a second imprint on the back commemorating the Centennial celebration on May 9th. These shirts will not be reprinted with the additional imprint. We have a limited amount of these shirts as follows:
Item Number Size Price
102005 XXXXL $24.95
102014 XXXL $22.95
102045 XXL $19.95
102254 XL $19.95
102053 Large $19.95
102077 Medium $19.95
102097 Small $19.95


Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume One: The Northern Roads by David Myrick.
These extraordinary volumes, first published in the early 1960’s, provide a comprehensive record of more than 43 railroads in Northern Nevada and 23 railroads in Southern Nevada and Eastern California. Considered by many to be “the Bible” of Nevada Railroad history. Volume One covers the history of the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad, the Carson & Colorado Narrow Gauge, the Bodie and Benton, and many short lived mining and logging railroads.

Item # 101992

 Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California: Volume 1

Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume Two: The Southern Roads by David Myrick.
This volume chronicles the building of the Union Pacific’s Salt Lake City to Los Angeles line, the railroads involvement in the building of Hoover Dam and the railroads that quickly came and went during the Boom and Bust mining activities near Goldfield and Tonopah.

Item # 101993

 Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California: Volume 2

Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume Three: More on the Northern Roads by David Myrick.
Volume Three corrects and adds some additional information about the northern railroads of Nevada and covers many of the logging railroads on the Eastern slope of the Sierra in California. Many small logging operations in the Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Feather River Canyon areas are explored in detail.

Item # 101684

Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California: Volume 3

The Roar and the Silence, A History of Virginia City and the Comstock, by Ron James.
The definitive history of the famous Comstock Lode, one of America’s most storied areas. In addition to exploring the “Lore and Legends” of this historic place, Mr. James examines every aspect of the region’s social, industrial and economic development citing sources previously unknown. The lively, thoughtful text brings the historic Comstock alive again with all of its complexity and boom and bust excitement. The book brings together all of the existing literature and history of the miners, merchants, bankers and colorful citizens that briefly made Virginia City the mining capital of the world!

Item # 103251

 The Roar and the Silence, A History of Virginia City and the Comstock
Please call the store at 775-687-6953 for ordering or more information. The museum store is open Friday thru Monday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.