Night Photography: Virginia and Truckee Railroad 360 Degree Panorama

Virginia and Truckee Railroad 360º Night Panorama -- by Joe Reifer

Virginia and Truckee Railroad 360º Night Panorama -- by Joe Reifer

The Virginia & Truckee Railroad was founded in 1868 to bring silver and gold from the Comstock mines to mills, and bring supplies back on the return trip. This 360 degree night panorama shows the V&T railroad yard in Virginia City, Nevada. The owner graciously gave us a tour of the yard including the workshop where the steam trains are lovingly restored, and the wooden car used in the opening scene of the Jim Jarmusch film Deadman (known as the “Depp car”). Find out more about visiting Virginia City and taking a ride on the historic V&T railroad on www.virginiatruckee.com

Virginia and Truckee Railroad Little Planet Panorama -- by Joe Reifer

Virginia and Truckee Railroad Little Planet Panorama -- by Joe Reifer

This alternate version of the V&T panorama shows the image reprojected as a little planet. Click the image for a closer look. Or use your mouse to navigate the 360º interactive version below. The button on the bottom right will take you to a full screen view.

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