Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Address: P.O. Box 107, Cass, West Virginia, 24927, United States | Ranch
 
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This ranch, located on P.O. Box 107, Cass, is near Village at Snowshoe.
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      Travel Blogs from Cass

      The Scenic Route to MN, Day Five

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 21, 2014

      ... across, but we decided the vegetation would block the view of the train, and it would be very hard to hold the camera steady while standing on a movable bridge so we took the train pics from solid ground. Then we rode the afternoon departure which included two restored Wabash cabooses now rented as overnite (or longer) lodging at the end of the (currently) usable track, about 10 miles from the terminal. It's a pretty ride, with plenty of curves ...

      The Scenic Route to MN, Day Five

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 21, 2014

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... 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.
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      Trains, telescopes, fire trucks and quilts

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 20, 2014

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... we decided to stop at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, which just happened to be right on our way. What an amazing place! i don't know if all of the tour guides are as good as the one we got or if we just lucked out. She not only knew her spiel and did it so well that it didn't sound canned, but she had answers to all of our questions. And Walt threw quite a few her way!

      One point that particularly caught my attention was the degree of sensitivity ...

      Trains, telescopes, fire trucks and quilts

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 20, 2014

      1 comment

      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 ...

      Missing technology

      A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Aug 19, 2014

      1 comment

      ... Then Thursday we'll come back and see what the Durbin RR has to offer.

      for now, I've gotten onto FB and managed to tell several people that we have very little communication, so I'm feeling a little less cut off than I was an hour ago. As I write this, though, I remember that when my parents traveled after they retired, they had no internet and no cell phones. They went to the pay phone at the campground once a week and called home.
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      Traveler Photos Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

      Smoke stack screened -- to protect the forests
      Durbin, United States