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Photographs of the Virginia City Scenic Drive

The Virginia City Scenic Drive [also known as the Comstock Highway] is a twenty mile, paved drive that leads into the mountains to the east of Reno and through the historic town of Virginia City. The drive ends just a few miles to the east of Carson Cityon US Highway 50. For additional photos, visit the Virginia City Pictures section, too.

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Photos of the Virginia City Scenic Drive

Washoe Valley and the Sierra's Washoe Valley and the Sierra's Photo #2 Washoe Valley and the Sierra's Photo #3

Winding Up the Mountains Reno & the Washoe Valley Sign About the Old Geiger Grade

Virginia City Washoe Valley and the Sierra's Photo #4 At Geiger Summit

Old Mine Tailings Are Everywhere The Scenery Seen From Virginia City Old Mine Near Silver City

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