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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.<ref>Vic Neves, "What's in a name? Romance Among the ties of the W. P.", The Train Sheet," March/April 1990, number 42.</ref>



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