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Virginia City Engine Yard; 1874

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By the end of 1874, 20' smoke stacks were added to the roundhouse. The old car shops and miscellaneous buildings behind it were replaced with a larger blacksmith shop and new, larger car shops. The turntable was expanded 10 feet to a 60 foot diameter. The sand house was added, and the coal dump was filled in under the tracks (although it appears that side dump cars may have still been able to be used.)

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