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Nevada City 1941

Republic Pictures It’s the railroad vs. the stagecoach lines in this B Western starting Roy Rogers, his sidekick George “Gabby” Hayes and the 1873-built jewel, Virginia & Truckee 4-4-0 #18 “Dayton”. At the time, Dayton was owned by Paramount Pictures … Continue reading

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Rails into Laramie 1954

  Universal Pictures in Technicolor! It’s 1869 and there’s trouble on the K. T. & C. Railroad. Building west from Laramie, construction has come to a grinding halt as the crews have taken to strong drink and the pagan delights … Continue reading

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