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Rolling in a RV: Laws Railroad Museum

From the bloggers at Rolling in a RV.

Laws was a railroad depot along the narrow gauge track that ran  from Mound House, near Virginia City, Nev. to Keeler, Calif. The small town that grew around the depot went into decline when the railroad and local mines closed in the 1930s and 40s.

When the museum was established in 1966 the depot, the agent’s house, the oil and water tanks and the turntable were the only things left. Additional buildings have been relocated to form a little town. Some of the buildings are furnished with period pieces and some hold collections of donated artifacts. The train cars can be entered. There’s also a collection of farming equipment and a gold mining display where volunteers start the equipment to demonstrate how it works.

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