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Cass Railroad Celebrating 50 Years

May 4th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Fifty years to the day after the first tourist train made its way up Cheat Mountain, the Cass Scenic Railroad will make a special anniversary run. On June 15, the train will haul 240 passengers to Whittaker Station. Cass was a logging town that relied on the timber industry and mill operations to survive. But by 1960, that industry was tapped out.

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