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Old Sawmill, Cass Scenic Railroad Photo Freight Special, W. Virginia. Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is a State Park located in Cass, Pocahontas County, West Virginia. At one time, the sawmill at Cass was the largest double-band sawmill in the world.

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Rare cdv of Martha Jane Cannary, better known as Calamity Jane in her wild days in Deadwood in the 1870s. Friends included Wild Bill Hickok, Colorado Charlie Utter, and Bloody Dick Seymour.

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Documenting 'Dirty' Jobs: Miners At Work

{true story} Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W. Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

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Mom's home state! Blackwater Falls State Park, Davis, West Virginia, USA - I thought there wasn't anything cool in w. virginia... might just add it to my list of places to go during my cross country road trip!!

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Introduction activity: Use an old map from just before the Civil War started (West Virginia didn't exist). Don't alert students to the differences. Cut apart states and have students assemble like a puzzle. Life is Better Messy Anyway:

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Wild, Wonderful West Virginia!! The New River Gorge Bridge is a steel arch bridge 3,030 feet long over the New River Gorge near Fayetteville, West Virginia. Love Bridge Day. I have rafted through the rapids under this!!

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