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After lunch, we got on VA-39 and headed west into West Virginia. In Marlinton, we turned onto US-219 south and then right onto WV-55 west into Monongahela National Forest. Upon entering the forest, we finally started seeing snow accumulation on the ground. The road had been plowed, but was still a little slushy. In about 11 miles, we turned into the entrance for Falls of Hills Creek Scenic Area. The short forest road to the parking area had not been plowed, ...
... additional photo opportunities. The cabooses get set off on stub tracks beside the Greenbrier River... and then it's back to Durbin.
Walt had a chance to mount the cab and take pix there before we left and the crew were generous with their time in conversation. Seems the D&G is believed to be the likely private successor to the State as owner and operator of the Cass Scenic RR... and that the D&G (which is commonly owned with ...
... hold the camera steady while standing on a movable bridge so we took the train pics from solid ground. Then we rode the afternoon departure which included two restored Wabash cabooses now rented as overnite (or longer) lodging at the end of the (currently) usable track, about 10 miles from the terminal. It's a pretty ride, with plenty of curves to offer additional photo opportunities. The cabooses get set off on stub tracks beside the Greenbrier River... and then it's back to ...
... and got shots as the train passed two road crossings. Then back to the station to explore the rolling stock, the gift shop and the "gallery" -- a shop filled with the work of local artisans. The items for sale there included jewelry, pottery, brooms, quilts, and a dulcimer. Very interesting work and a really nice volunteer (one of the quilters) manning the shop.
Before we went out again to chase the next train, we asked for more information, and found out ...
... abut another possible vantage point, but it was on private property. We didn't really
think we had time to get permission and still find the spot in time, but once in the general area, we found a campground with a "welcome" sign. Since we could hear the train's whistle, we drove through the campground on a road that got ever smaller until i suddenly saw what
looked like railroad tracks. I got out of the truck to look, and, sure enough, that's what they ...