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... much did Ruby and Ben in. But the way back barely required pedaling, and it was a nice reward for the hard work of the first pass. Following our ride we had lunch and then did a short tour of Thurmond. The train depot now serves as the visitor center, and a few original building of the town still remain. Trains still run there, and the post office closed as recently as 1995. It was a bit spooky to try to ...
... s sky-high bridges. We marveled at how the bridges could have been constructed. We traveled on excellent highways without the heavy traffic on so many interstates. Would love to come back and spend more time here.
... and converges with the Gauley River that then flow into the Kanawha River that ends up feeding into the Ohio River. The headwaters of the New River are in western North Carolina and flow across western Virginia into West Virginia. We were both surprised how large the New River is.
Once we arrived, we located the Court House and met a very friendly and helpful clerk who took us into the records vault, and helped us attempt to locate ...
... a pretty high hill to get into the campground. The campground sits on top of the exhibition coal mine that use to be active, and is now like the copper mine in Bisbee that they give tours to folks to let them see how the mine worked.
After getting the coach parked and set up, we decided to check the Exhibition Mine out. Since Shirley had taken the Bisbee mine tour, ...
Canyon Rim Visitor serves as the main visitor center for the New River Gorge National River Park. The visitor center has an introductory film and exhibits that introduce one the geology and human history of the area including early lumbering, the hardships of Appalachian coal mining and the area’s current focus on recreation.
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