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The following items are available from the MSR&LHA Company Store:

BACK ISSUES OF THE LOG TRAIN  (price includes postage):
    $4.00 per copy for 1-3 copies
    $3.50 per copy for 4-9 copies
    $3.00 per copy for 10-19 copies
    $2.50 per copy for 20-39 copies
    $2.00 per copy for 40 or more copies.

Special offer: A complete set of The Log Train issues for the discounted price of $150 (shipping included). This is a discount of $98 from the normal retail price.

Issues marked "reprint" are good quality reproductions of out-of-print issues.  They are on normal bond paper instead of glossy paper, and the photos are not quite as good as in the originals.

v1#1/2 (#1/2)
(reprint) CG&E #12; Town of Spruce
v1#3 (#3) (reprint) Harter Brothers Lumber Co.
v1#4 (#4) (reprint) Beech Mtn RR; AH&D Log Loaders
v2#1 (#5) (reprint) Wright Brothers; 40' long Flat
v2#2 (#6) (reprint) Tannery; WM Ry Rod Locos on the GC&E
v2#3 (#7) (reprint) Winifrede RR; Small Cass Locos
v2#4 (#8) (reprint) KJG&E RR; F. S. Wise Lumber Co.
v3#1 (#9) (reprint) (mislabeled v4#1) Stuart House car; Moore-Keppel & Co.
v3#2 (#10) (reprint) WV Midland RR; Pardee & Curtin Co.
v3#3 (#11) Coal & Cass; Deer Creek Extract Plant
v3#4/4#1 (#12/13)
(reprint) WM Chaffee Branch & its Shays
v4#2 (#14) Building the RR Up Cass Hill
v4#3 (#15) Fire Fighting in the Woods; F. S. Wise Mill
v4#4/5#1 (#16/17)
(reprint) Blue Jay Lumber & Mines
v5#2 (#18) Kaymoor Mine Complex
v5#3 (#19) (reprint) WM Ry Shay #6, Part I - History
v5#4 (#20) (reprint) WM Ry Shay #6, Part II - Move to Cass
v6#1 (#21) WM Ry Shay #6, Part III - Restoration
v6#2 (#22) Middle Creek RR; Railfan Tales
v6#3 (#23) Lumbering at Alderson
v6#4 (#24) 5-year Log Train Index
v7#1/2 (#25/26)
Johnny Krause Memorial Issue
v7#3 (#27) WV & Pittsburgh; Minnehaha Springs Mystery
v7#4 (#28) Lewisburg & Ronceverte Electric
v8#1 (#29) Living in a Mill Town; WV & Pittsburgh RR
v8#2 (#30) (reprint) Cherry River B & L Co.; Kyle Neighbors
v8#3 (#31) WV & Pittsburgh; Valley River Line; Runaways
v8#4 (#32) Buffalo Creek & Gauley; Lidgerwood Skidder
v9#1 (#33) Winter at Mower Lumber Co.; Kelly's Creek
v9#2 (#34) Ely Thomas Narrow Gauge; Clarksburg, West., & Glenville
v9#3 (#35) (reprint) Skidder Operation; Christmas in Camp; Camp Trains
v9#4 (#36) Logging on Clover Run
v10#1 (#37) 30 years of Cass Scenic RR
v10#2 (#38) Condon Lane Boom & Lumber; more Cass 30-year photos; Brown Brothers
v10#3 (#39) Skidders in Blackwater Canyon; Historic Cass House Restoration
v10#4 (#40) The Railroad Town of Spruce
v11#1 (#41) Sewell Valley RR
v11#2 (#42) Eakin Lumber Co.
v11#3 (#43) Stony River Dam; History of Westvaco
v11#4 (#44) Railroads of Stony River; Disastrous Day in Pocahontas; West Virginia Spruce
v12#1 (#45) Town of Winterburn; Recollections of Spruce; Climax Boiler Explosion
v12#2 (#46) Cass update: New rolling Stock; Board Meeting; Attempted Shay Purchase (4 page issue)
v12#3 (#47) Manns Creek RR
v12#4 (#48) 1996 Railfan Weekend; East Fork photographs
v13#1 (#49) Logging on the Elkins-Durbin Line; MSR&LHA runs on GC&E tracks
v13#2 (#50) A trip on the GC&E to Spruce; History of the town of Spruce
v13#3 (#51) The Cass Wye and 1997 Railfan Weekend; Cass in 1920
v13#4 (#52) Webster Springs Branch; Lumber Rafting on the Greenbrier; GC&E Shay #11 and Superheat
v14#1 (#53) Memories of Logging Towns; McClintic Trail; CSRR All-time Equip. Roster; Spruce Postcard
v14#2 (#54) Cass ballast car; Graham County (NC) Shay reconstruction; Cherry River Boom & Lumber article
v14#3 (#55) Logging in Canaan (Tucker County)
v14#4 (#56) Iron Mountain & Greenbrier RR
v15#1 (#57) Feather River Shay moves to Cass
v15#2 (#58) MSR&LHA archives; 1921 logging equip. catalog; Thurmond water column rescued
v15#3 (#59) Mann's Creek RR (book review); WV Midland cars found intact
v15#4 (#60) Greenacre Award; John & Thomas Raine
v16#1 (#61) TRAIN '99 convention; Middle Fork Heisler; Shay #23 Restoration
v16#2 (#62) Heisler Fireless Locos; Tioga (sawmill)
v16#3 (#63) Various MSR&LHA articles (4 page issue)
v16#4 (#64) Moore-Keppel Log Loader
v17#1 (#65) Ethnic Discrimination in the Timber Industry
v17#2 (#66) Impressions of Lumbering (1916); photos from the Ivan Clarkson collection
v17#3 (#67) O. Winston Link’s railroad photos; Broadwater’s Art Shop in Thomas
v17#4 (#68) Bertha’s Boarding House; Gearold Cassell
v18#1 (#69) Climax Rebuild Plan; Cass Supply Cars & No. 404
v18#2 (#70) Cass engineer Charlie Cromer; Twilight for a Baron; First Overhead Skidder on Meadow River
v18#3 (#71) (reprint) 20 years of MSR&LHA activity; History of Jenningston
v18#4 (#72) GC&E Shay 6 & Big Cut; Meadow River Lumber Co in 1970
v19#1 (#73) Changes Come to Spruce; Logging on Little Back Creek
v19#2 (#74) Beech Mtn RR; Heisler Marketing Letter; Cass Mill in 1963
v19#3 (#75) Mower Panel Truck; Wreck at Spruce; Last Run of Shay #12
v19#4 (#76) WV Northern - Steam & Diesel; BC&G Railbus A; HO Cass supply car
V20#1 (#77) Ely-Thomas diesel-mechanical loco; Good old days in Spruce; Manns Creek car models
v20#2 (#78) Cass Preservation; Ely Thomas Diesel-Mechanical Loco; Tams; C&O Passenger Train at Cass; Mower Chevy Rail Truck; CRB&L 2-8-0
V20#3 (#79) Piney Williams Remembered; Ely Thomas GE Diesel; ERC&L 2-8-2; Moore-Keppel Climax; 1933 Hotel Guide & RR map
V20#4 (#80) Eakle-Calhoun Photo Collection
V21#1 (#81) The Old Cass Shop (history & diagrams)
v21#2 (#82) More on the Cass shop; Hannah Gaskill’s Timber Trails (part 1)
v21#3 (#83) Logging in the Pacific NW; 1896 sawmill explosion; Timber Trails (part 2)
v21#4 (#84) Meadow River 1923 Forestry Report; Timber Trails (part 3)
v22#1 (#85) BC&G in 1948; Building Ritter’s Railroads; Timber Trails (part 4)
v22#2 (#86) 1917 Cass photo; Cass shop model; Timber Trails (part 5)
v22#3 (#87) Spruce water tank; Laneville; Timber Trails (part 6)
v22#4 (#88) Artie Barkley retires; old Cass postcards; Laneville; Timber Trails (part 7)
v23#1 (#89) Timber Felling Techniques; Restoration Shop Activities; New Cass Passenger Coach; Timber Trails (part 8)
v23#2 (#90) Cutting Timber Into Logs; Timber Trails (part 9)
v23#3 (#91) New locomotives for Cass?; WV at the RR Museum of Pennsylvania; Timber Trails (part 10 and final)
v23#4 (#92) Climax Restoration News; Middle Fork Heisler Revisited; Status of West Virginia Midland Cars
v24#1 (#93) Shay 5 Form 4; Cass Community Center; Mann's Creek RR, End of eras
v24#2 (#94) Cass Community Center; New Cass diesel; Horses in logging; Marlinton depot fire
v24#3 (#95) Henderson Lbr. Co. scrip; CRB&L Wreck; Baldwin Geared Locos; Leper Heislers at Marlinton & Ellamore; 6-Loco photo; Cass-Elkins Excursions
v24#4 (#96) Cass Shop Report; New Cass Diesel; Doc Carlson; Railfanning the Dry Fork Railroad
v25#1 (#97) Towns of Stockerts & Wheeler; Otter Creek B&L Co.; Valley River Railroad
v25#2 (#98) Mower Company Store; Thurmond; Elk Lick Run Lumber. Co.; W. Va. Northern 2-8-0’s
v25#3 (#99) Cass’s Canadian Connection; Dingess Tunnel; Sweating Tires on the Climax
v25#4 (#100) Fall 2009 Cass Report; N&W Twelve Pole Line; B&O & WM Local Passenger Trains; Cherry River Story, Part 1
v26#1 (#101) Railfanning Abandoned Railroads; B&O Mixed Train; Cherry  River Story, Part 2
v26#2 (#102) Spring 2010 Cass Report; Bachmann HO Cass tourist Cars; Blue Goose Caboose Experience; Cherry River Story, Part 3
v26#3 (#103) Summer 2010 Cass Report; Railfanning the Dry Fork Part 5; Cherry River Story, Part 4
v26#4 (#104) Fall 2010 Cass Report; Bolair/Canfield Store; Bluefield Land & Lumber Co.; Cherry River Story, Part 5
v27#1 (#105) Winter 2011 Cass Report; Climax Trucks; Winchester & Western; Cherry River Story, Part 6
v27#2 (#106) Tannery Ruins (Railfanning the Dry Fork, Part 6); Climax Model Review; Log Buggies at Cass; Cherry River Story, Part 7
v27#3 (#107) Shay Builder Photos; Gasoline Powered Shortline RR Vehicles; Cherry River Story, Part 8
v27#4 (#108) Bolair/Canfield Store; Cass Post Office Closes; 1922 Cass Mill Fire; Giant Smokestack at Spruce; Cherry River Story, Part 9
v28#1 (#109) Jim Kruezberger photos; Climax Loco Brake Beam Design; Blackwater Canyon Logging in 1913; Baldwin Geared Locomotive Catalog
v28#2 (#110) Building Whittaker Camp One; Memoir of the Lumber Industry, 1903 - 1943
v28#3 (#111) Maryland Loggers; Campbell’s Creek Flatcar; Cherry River Bombing; Rescuing W. Va. Midland Cars; Clark Photo Collection; W. Va. Mainline Steam in 2012
v28#4 (#112) Extant W. Va. Steam-Era Locomotives; New Headlight for the Cass Climax; A Day on the ERC&L Co. Logging Line
v29#1 (#113) Special 64-page full color issue documenting the 50 years of the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.  Click here to see the cover and here for a sample chapter (the links are to low-resolution PDF files).
Note
: This special issue costs $10 and the following quantity discounts apply:
       2 copies          $9 each
       3-5 copies       $8 each
       6-10 copies     $7 each
       11 or more copies $6 each plus shipping cost.
v29#2 (#114)The Original 1881 Shay Patent; Photos from the Inaugural Season at Cass
v29#3 (#115)2013 Greenacre Photo Contest; Cass Employee honored for 50 years of Service; Spruce Revisited; Cass 50th Anniversary Celebration
v29#4 (#116) The Rowlesburg & Southern RR; A History of the  Mower Camp Cars; New Walkway Constructed at Whittaker Station; Climax Restoration Progress; Accident at Cheat Bridge
v30#1 (#117) 100 Ton Mules; GC&E Shays 8 and 11; Behind the Scenes at Cass Railfan Weekend
v30#2 (#118) Climax Restoration Project; Payroll Methods of a Company  Town; The Cass Shop in 1968; Ghosts of Dundon; Remnants of the Buffalo Creek & Gauley
v30#3 (#119) Cass Excursions of the Past; Autumn in Cass; Richard Sparks’ Mower Lumber Company Paintings; WV Backwoods Steam in Color
v30#4 (#120) The Men & Women Behind the Cass Scenic Railroad; Remembering Tourist RR Mogul Jack Showalter; Webster-Randolph Scenic Railroad: What might have been
v31#1 (#121) A Remembering WV RR Photographer Sonny Burruss; More on the Webster-Randolph Scenic Railroad; BG&G #4 Returning to West Virginia   
v31#2 (#122)
Sundays with Mr. and Mrs. Hivick - A Photographic Memoir; Remembering Legendary Cass Engineer Red McMillion; Kyle Neighbors - The True Champion of Cass History
v31#3(#123)
Diesels in Cass; Moore & Keppel Families Visit Cass; The Hivick Photo Collection, Part 2; BC&G Finale 50 Years Ago; Photos from the Fall 2015 Cass Photo Workshop
v31#4(#124) Climax Project ends; The Hivick Photo Collection, Part 3; A wreck at Meadow River Lumber Co.

BOOKS (price includes postage):
Cass Photos on Display -- Selected Photos from the Annual Greenacre Photo Competitions
(Sparks (Ed.), 2014, 24 pgs, 8.5x11 softbound)  (Over 50 full color photos taken at MSR&LHA events and entered in the annual Greenacre Photo Contest)
$5.00
Sawdust on the Leatherbark -- The Mills at Cass, WV (Futej & Robin, 2012, 104 pgs, 8.5”x11” softbound)
(Detailed history and descriptions of the mills at Cass, W. Va.  Many photos & drawings.  Includes mill diagrams)
$23.00
Western Maryland Railway Shay #6 (Futej & Robin, 2010, 104 pgs, 8.5"x11" softbound)
(History of the last, and perhaps the largest, Shay built.  Many photos and good historical text)
$23.00
100 Years Against the Mountain -- Shay No. 5 at Cass, WV (Futej, 2005, 72 pgs, 8.5”x11” softbound)   
(Information about Cass Railroad’s Shay 5 and its century at Cass)
$17.00
Tumult on the Mountains - Lumbering in West Virginia 1770-1920 (Clarkson, 1964, 416 pgs 6"x9" hardbound) 
(The classic reference on West Virginia logging and logging railroads; many photos)
$30.00

REPRODUCTION COMMEMORATIVE BRASS EMPLOYEE ID TAGS:
There are reproductions of the octagonal brass ID tags given to employees by many WV logging and railroad companies.  All are 1.25" brass tags except as noted.  Tags cost $1.50 each, $1.25 each when 3 or more are ordered, or $1.00 each when 10 or more are ordered.  (see a sample tag)
1997 tags (Spruce Mill) and 1998 tags (GC&E) are no longer available.  Prices include postage.
"MEADOW RIVER LUMBER CO. 1999" $1.50
per
tag
"ELY-THOMAS LUMBER CO. 2000"   SOLD OUT
"PARDEE & CURTIN LBR. CO. 2001"
"BLUE JAY LUMBER CO. 2002"
"SEWELL LUMBER COMPANY 2003"
"SPICE RUN LUMBER CO. 2004"
"W. M. RITTER LUMBER CO. 2005"
"HARTER BROS. LUMBER CO. 2006"
"ELK RIVER COAL & LUMBER CO. 2007"
"BEMIS LUMBER CO. 2008"
"TIOGA LUMBER CO. 2009"
"EAKIN LUMBER CO. 2010"
"CHERRY RIVER BOOM & LBR CO. 2011"
"WARN LUMBER CO 2012"
"MIDWEST RALEIGH R.R. 2013"
“DRY FORK LUMBER CO. 2014”
“SOUTH FORK LUMBER CO. 2015”
"MOORE-KEPPEL LUMBER Co. 2016"
"MOWER LUMBER CO. 1960" (1.5" round tag)
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 1999"
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 2000"
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 2001"
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 2002"
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 2003"
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 2004"
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 2005"
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 2006"
"CASS MILL CASS, W.Va. 2007"
"WESTERN MARYLAND RR 2003"
"WESTERN MARYLAND RY 2007"
"WESTERN MARYLAND RY 2008"
"WESTERN MARYLAND RY 2009"
(reproduction "tool tags", same size as above tags)

OTHER ITEMS (all prices include postage):

Smoking Up Spruce (17" x 24" lithograph of painting by Richard Sparks) (see the lithograph) 10.50
Smoking Up Spruce (as above, but on acid free archival paper) 27.50
MSR&LHA logo patch (4-color cloth, 4" long diamond shape with Shay image) (see the patch) 4.00
HO Model kit of a typical company house in Cass, W. Va. (Color images to be put on foamcore and trimmed to make the model). See more information & picture (PDF file) 7.00
HO model kit of the old Cass locomotive shop (19 color images to be put on foamcore and trimmed to make the model).  Click for here more kit information (PDF file) or here assembly instructions (PDF file) 35.00
HO model of a smaller (5.5" x 10") "generic" shop building similar to the old Cass locomotive shop (kit of images as above). Click here for a photo. 10.00
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