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Join us for a free Zoom presentation on March 4 at 6:00pm.  Presenter Todd Moore will discuss the history of the Virginia & Truckee’s first locomotive, Lyon, and how the dream of building a full-sized replica of the locomotive became reality.

Todd has been involved with the Lyon replica project for 15 years. He has served as a Director of the Mason City & Clear Lake Electric Railway Historical Society while it oversaw the Lyon project and was recently elected a Trustee of the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, which assists the Nevada State Railroad Museum in furthering the Lyon project to eventual completion.

Todd holds degrees in Political Science, History and Law from the University of Southern California. He is currently a practicing litigation attorney with Hahn & Hahn, LLP, in Pasadena, California. He has authored a two-part series detailing the history of the original Lyon locomotive and its reconstruction in the Spring and Summer 2020 issues of the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum’s newsletter, the Sagebrush Headlight.

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03/04/2021 18:00:0003/04/2021 19:30:00America/Los_AngelesHow Did They Do That? Stories From The V&T Lyon Locomotive Replica ProjectJoin us for a free Zoom presentation on March 4 at 6:00pm.  Presenter Todd Moore will discuss the history of the Virginia & Truckee's first locomotive, Lyon, and how the dream of building a full-sized replica of the locomotive became reality. Todd has been involved with the Lyon replica project for 15 years. He has served as a Director of the Mason City & Clear Lake Electric Railway Historical Society while it oversaw the Lyon project and was recently elected a Trustee of the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, which assists the Nevada State Railroad Museum in furthering the Lyon project to eventual completion. Todd holds degrees in Political Science, History and Law from the University of Southern California. He is currently a practicing litigation attorney with Hahn & Hahn, LLP, in Pasadena, California. He has authored a two-part series detailing the history of the original Lyon locomotive and its reconstruction in the Spring and Summer 2020 issues of the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum's newsletter, the Sagebrush Headlight. Click here to register for the presentation.Reno, NV
Event StartsEvent Ends
03/04/202103/04/2021
All Day Event
6:00pm7:30pm