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Union Pacific Railroad Yards (Southern Pacific Railroad Yards)

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Southern Pacific Railroad Yards
Bounded roughly by 1st, 13th, Hamilton, and Main sts.

No railroad buildings remain from the Central Pacific period (late nineteenth century), but two brick buildings from the early twentieth century remind visitors of Carlin's importance for the Southern Pacific. These structures were part of the railroad's upgrading of facilities. The yards are now used by Union Pacific, though the buildings themselves are vacant.

Writing Credits

Julie Nicoletta


What's Nearby


Julie Nicoletta, "Union Pacific Railroad Yards (Southern Pacific Railroad Yards)", [Carlin, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 150-150.

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