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(Phil was named after the son of a construction engineer.)
 
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Phil is a [[Railroad | railroad]] siding between [[Bronte]] and [[Gerlach]].
Phil is a [[Railroad | railroad]] siding between [[Bronte]] and [[Gerlach]].
Virgil Gay Bogue named Phil after the son of Thomas J. Wyche, who was a Western Pacific eastern division construction engineer.<ref>Vic Neves, "[https://www.wplives.org/train_sheet_archive/pdf/ts042.pdf What's in a name? Romance Among the ties of the W. P.", The Train Sheet]," March/April 1990, number 42.</ref>
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[[Image:Cscrm_000335_07_access3675x2040.jpg|right|thumb|WPRR 1910 Timetable showing Phil]]
[[Image:Cscrm_000335_07_access3675x2040.jpg|right|thumb|WPRR 1910 Timetable showing Phil]]


[[Image:1930_D&RGW_WP.jpg|right|thumb|c. 1914 map of the W.P.R.R. showing Phil.]]
[[Image:1930_D&RGW_WP.jpg|right|thumb|c. 1914 map of the W.P.R.R. showing Phil.]]


[[Category:Railroad sidings]]
[[Category:Railroad sidings]]
[[Category:Smoke Creek Desert]]
[[Category:Smoke Creek Desert]]

Latest revision as of 03:54, 22 October 2020

Phil is a railroad siding between Bronte and Gerlach.

Virgil Gay Bogue named Phil after the son of Thomas J. Wyche, who was a Western Pacific eastern division construction engineer.[1]

References

WPRR 1910 Timetable showing Phil
c. 1914 map of the W.P.R.R. showing Phil.