Carson City man wins steam train sculpture |

Carson City man wins steam train sculpture

Staff report
Submitted photo Janice Ayres, president of the Northern Nevada Railway Foundation, with the winners of the train, Duane and Mary Cross, of Carson City.

Carson City man Duane Cross won a wooden replica of a steam train raffled recently to benefit the reconstruction of the Virginia & Truckee Railway.

The Northern Nevada Railway Foundation raised $4,000 from the raffle. The wood sculpture was made from pictures of the V&T No. 18 steam engine.

Richard Engels purchased the train and donated it to the railroad foundation for the raffle. The train was appraised at one time at a value of $6,500.