Christmas Train Breathing Life Into Old Lumber Town

The Cass Christmas Train, West Virginia's version of the Polar Express, chugs along the Greenbrier River at around five miles an hour. Big white plumes of steam interlace with black torrents of smoke and sink down to the river hovering just above the surface.

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W.Va. Timber: Mechanization Driving Change in Logging Practices

Most of the state’s trees are harvested by small-scale logging operations, using chainsaws, but a growing number of logging companies use large,…

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Logging in W.Va.: Finding A Balance Between Preservation and Profits

Halfway between Mill Creek and Helvetia, West Virginia, four miles or so off the main road, Scotty Cook, the owner of a small-scale logging operation in…

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