Iron Horse Manor, Llc

429 Randolph Ave., Elkins, West Virginia, 26241, United States | B&B
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Location

This B&B, located on 429 Randolph Ave., Elkins, is near New Tygart Flyer, Philippi bridge, Monongahela National Forest, and Augusta Heritage Center.
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Travel Blogs from Elkins

Baptism by fire and water.

A travel blog entry by dc2sanfran2014 on Sep 07, 2014

5 comments, 3 photos

... where the first land battle of the Civil War was fought – and for having the only covered bridge still in use as a federal highway. Oh, and for a historical barn !?)

We headed out along Interstate 66 (no, not Route 66 yet) and then I-50 took us north and west through the sprawling suberbs of Washington DC. It was hot, it was damned hot, hotter than a snake’s belly in a wagon rut (as they say around here - apparently). The air temperature ...

The Scenic Route to MN, Day Five

A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 21, 2014

We spent a quiet night in the East Fork campground, drifting off to sleep amid an odor of coal smoke... and awakened to a much stronger one. Seems the Durbin & Greenbrier starts the fire in its gear-driven, 1910 Climax during the evening before the first outbound consist of the work week. The locomotive is left banked until the fireman arrives, ca 6am, which is time to get serious about building a good fire and a head of steam for a 10am ...

The Scenic Route to MN, Day Five

A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 21, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... for an enormously powerful, if slow-moving engine.

That makes it easy to chase... as long as there are roads and vistas. Those are in somewhat scant supply but not so scarce or hard to reach as to deny us a gratifying morning of picture taking. One of the vistas was at a swinging bridge that spanned the Greenbrier River. We took pictures of the bridge, and ljw went part way across, but we decided the vegetation would block the view of the train, and it would be very ...

Trains, telescopes, fire trucks and quilts

A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 20, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... 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 were.

We couldn't ...

Trains, telescopes, fire trucks and quilts

A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 20, 2014

1 comment

... br> We couldn't see the train, but we could still hear it, and thought it was coming our way. Then the sounds got fainter and then stopped. Then we heard a whistle and more train sounds, so we waited, but they stopped again. We decided to wait five more minutes, and our patience paid off. The train eventually came around the bend, and we got some more pictures.

Back to the station for lunch and shots of the next train leaving. Then we headed back ...

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