Cheat River Lodge and Riverside Cabins

Address: Route 1, Box 115, Elkins, West Virginia, 26241-9713, United States | Inn
 
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This inn is located on Route 1, Box 115, Elkins.
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      Travel Blogs from Elkins

      The Scenic Route to MN, Day Five

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 21, 2014

      ... br> The Climax is one of three known to still exist in the whole world; another is under restoration at the Cass RR, about which Linda wrote yesterday. The Climax design sports a single piston on each side of the boiler, mounted diagonally, with the force transferred thru a series of gears to two trucks under the firebox-and-boiler and two more under the (integral) tender. The wheels are small -- maybe 18 - 20 inches in diameter -- which ...

      The Scenic Route to MN, Day Five

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 21, 2014

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... derelict but is probably NOT beyond hope, as the Cass has thriving restoration/rebuilding shops. -- The D&G also supposedly hope to add some 4-6-0 Baldwins for use on much of the (hypothetically) restored-loop, though the grade and the switchbacks on the Cass between Durbin and Cass would probably rule out use of any much-heavier locomotives there.

      As you can undoubtedly tell, ww thoroughly enjoyed hearing about all this and learning more than he knew before about a ...

      Trains, telescopes, fire trucks and quilts

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 20, 2014

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... 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 ...

      Trains, telescopes, fire trucks and quilts

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 20, 2014

      1 comment

      ... road 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 ...

      She will be coming round the mountain

      A travel blog entry by chris-fernie on Jun 30, 2014

      7 photos

      By noon, we had gassed up 3 times, been through a rain shower, travelled 307 kms (probably 100 of them in construction zones) and had just finished lunch at Burger King. We all ordered their chicken salad with different kinds of cheeses and kept the young lady in the back ...