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Charleston Daily Mail – “Slobberface” Rides Again

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park visitors will be able to hop aboard one of the nation’s oldest steam engines next fall and take a ride on a rail line that hasn’t been in operation for 30 years. The locomotive, which was built in 1926 by Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia is known as The Buffalo […]

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Charleston Gazette-Mail – Castaway Caboose: Unhook, UnPlug and Camp in a Railroad Car

DURBIN — Sometimes it’s not so much about where you’re going. It’s about how you get there. A trip, complete with overnight stay, aboard the Castaway Caboose is one of those times. After all, there aren’t that many opportunities these days to board a coal-powered 1910 steam engine, chug five miles along a scenic track, […]

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The Herald Dispatch – July packed with cool trips at Mountain Rail Adventures

ELKINS, W.Va. – Mountain Rail Adventures is introducing several new special venues and exciting family train excursions in July as part of its comprehensive “Wild Heart of W.Va. Adventure Package” series. July highlights include several nighttime rail trips, the “Great Train Race of West Virginia” and a Bluegrass Bash. Mountain Rail Adventures is operating a […]

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News & Observer (Charlotte, NC) – NC Museum Steam Engine Going Home to West Virginia

BY RICHARD STRADLING rstradling@newsobserver.com A steam locomotive that has spent the last 37 years at the N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer will be going home to West Virginia this spring. The engine, known as the Buffalo Creek & Gauley 2-8-0 No. 4, will be trucked in pieces to Cass, W.Va., where the Durbin and Greenbrier […]

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