Old Clark Inn
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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West Virginia sometimes feels like a place left back in time.
It’s probably the only state that has fewer people than a century ago, an
outmigration have has led to a situation where very little new has been built
for decades. The houses all seem at least a half century old, and towns have
few modern buildings except for the service stations, chain restaurants, and
motels near highway interchanges. It’s actually quite nice compared ...
... 3 miles away so the slaves would know what they had to do each part of the day.
Walked back to the visitor's centre via the graveyard and had lunch at the cafe. We had not bought supplies earlier. The cloud appeared to be lifting so we walked back up the hill to see if the house was more visible. We could see a little of the view this time. We finally left Monticello around 2 pm with the intention of driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
... 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 ...
... 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 and Elkins, which makes for a 90 mile loop; and possibly, a revival of some freight service. In addition, they have a Heisler -- another kind of gear driven loco. It's currently in pieces and the husk ...
This has been a mostly very good day -- full of excitement, surprise and a partial answer to yesterday's technology woes.
First, a short drive to Cass to see the Cass Scenic Railroad -- one of the reasons for coming this far south on the way to Minnesota. We took pictures of the train in the station, then asked if the train's route crossed the road anywhere where we might be able to get pictures. following the helpful directions, we drove along a beautiful ...