GREEN BANK, W.Va. (AP) — 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, Shay No. 4 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.
A new forest...