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The Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia is the place to be in the fall. Mother nature provides a colorful fall backdrop to this famous railroad.
The Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia is official home of the geared locomotive!
Filmed in the fall season, nowhere else gives you the colors of orange, red and yellow as the locomotives make their way though the beautiful West Virginia Mountains.
The Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is a State Park located in Cass, Pocahontas County, West Virginia. It consists of the Cass Scenic Railroad, an 11-mile long heritage railroad that is owned by the state of West Virginia.
The Cass Scenic Railroad was founded in 1901 by the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company and hauled lumber. It carried spruce and hemlock trees from the West Virginia Spruce Lumber Company to the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company.
There were 2,770 Shays built by Lima Machine Works between 1800 – 1944. The Climax Manufacturing Company built over 1,100 Climax locomotives between 1888 and 1928. Finally, Heisler Locomotive Works built more than 600 geared locomotives between 1891 – 1929.
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