New Logging books and videos
Lumbermen, Log Rafts, and Sawmills - The Lumber and Timber Industry in Southern West Virginia, by Jack and Kay Dickinson, was recently published. This 312-page hardback book describes lumbering and timbering in Southern West Virginia and contains over 200 images and maps. Click here to see the flyer and order form. (July, 2016)
Wood Hicks and Bark Peelers, A Visual History of Pennsylvania’s Railroad Lumbering Communities; The Photographic Legacy of William T. Clarke by Ronald E. Ostman and Harry Littell. 252 pages with 121 duotone illustrations. Available for about $30 from various booksellers. Click here for more information and sample photos. (December, 2016)
Two DVDs about Logging in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: A Century of Logging Stories and How Logging Has Changed in the Last 150 years, both by TJ Productions in Ontonagon, Michigan. Click here for more information. (December, 2016)
Past Association Projects
The Greenacre Photo Award
Historic Interpreter Jobs in Cass
There are two Facebook pages devoted to the Association and the Cass Scenic Railroad:
The Association's Facebook page contains more timely information than this Web page. Click here to go to the page.
The Casshews page is an informal site that is devoted to the Cass Scenic Railroad. Click here to go to the page.
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The links below will lead you to photo albums that document the Association's activities over the years and the equipment and operations of the Cass Scenic Railroad.
There are a number of videos of railfan trips at Cass on the YouTube Web site. Go to www.youtube.com and enter cass railroad (two words with a space between) in the search window.
Photos of Association Activities
Recent Climax Restoration Project activities (1)
Recent Climax Restoration Project Activities (2)
Recent Climax Restoration Project Activities (3)
Early Climax Restoration Work (1)
Early Climax Restoration Work (2)
Constructing the Whittaker Camp (1991-96)
Reconstructing the "wye" Track (1997)
Moving Shay 11 from California (1998)
Constructing & Equipping the Restoration Building (2000-02)
Rebuilding the Cass "Bobber" Caboose
Photos from the Greenacre Photo Contest
Photos of West Virginia Lumbering & Railroads
Other West Virginia Railroads (1)
The Greenbrier Railroad
Short video of Ely Thomas operations in 1964-65
Elk River Coal & Lumber Co. Log Line in 1958
Photos of the Cass Scenic Railroad
Historic Operations (1901-60)
Cass Railroad Operations (1)
Cass Railroad Operations (2)
Cass Railroad Operations (3)
Cass Railroad Operations (4)
The Town of Cass
The (former) Town of Spruce
Cass Shop (before the 1972 fire)
Cass Shop (after the fire)
Cass Lumber Mill
Cass Roster - Locomotives
The Cass Roster - Rolling Stock
Cass Track Guide
Comparison of Geared Locomotive Types
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December 10, 2016
at 7 PM in the Terry House in Cass, W. Va. Note: This is a change from the previously posted date of December 3.
Note: Sleeping accommodations will be very limited. Contact Bob Hoke at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the meeting if you are interested in spending the night.