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Capital -Charleston, Berkeley
Cities- Lynchburg, Charleston
Year of statehood- 1863
Motto-Mountaineers are always free –montian simper er liberi
5 other facts-state tree is the sugar maple, state gem is
the fossil coral, has 1 national forest, 9 state forests, 37 state parks
... but it was mercifully brief and we felt rather smug. And then about an hour from the warm welcome of the "Angel Band Farm B&B" it started properly. It was heavy, intense – biblical even, to match the Philippi theme! I swear that there was a fellow off to the left loading his cows into an ark. And then the directions failed and we were lost and….we stopped to ask for help and there was a big scary dog and no people (I think the dog had eaten ...
... line freight operations and two other scenics) has notions/aspiration/dreams of reconnecting Cass with Durbin and in another direction, with Elkins; in both cases, with rail, sleepers and roadbed that will support a "track speed" (speed limit) of perhaps 40-50 mph (FWIW, many -- perhaps 'most'.scenic operations run in the 7 - 15 mph range). Then the plan is reputed to be reconnecting a final leg -- an old WVRR or C&O line between Durbin ...
... breed of steam locomotive.
Linda found some additional pleasures in local crafts people's work -- quilting and other fabric arts; stained glass, jewelry, and some incredible baskets made from pine needles. Some incorporated carved pieces of walnut into the work. They were really beautiful. Some of the glass reminded us of the super high quality work done by our friend, Al Garber, in New Haven, whose lamps, sun catchers and other decorative pieces still adorn our house.
... about how things are done in our department and theirs and commiserated about the difficulty of getting new volunteers. Walt gave her a South Schodack hat and she gave us a Durbin t-shirt.
The only low spot in the day was the ugly souond the truck made as we turned into the research site and the light the lit up on the dash saying "servie 4-wheel-drive." Uh-Oh. Walt found a Chevy dealership about an hour away. We're adding a side trip to visit them to tomorrow's ...
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