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Logging South Cheat: The History of the Snowshoe Lands
Logging South Cheat: The History of the Snowshoe Lands

Logging South Cheat: The History of the Snowshoe Lands

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Dr. George H. Deike III
Dr. George H. Deike III, third edition 2019
978-0963826916

This is the third edition of this book first published in 1978. Though only 48 pages long, this book includes a great amount of informative text and Black and White pictures and maps printed on high-quality coated paper.

The Snowshoe Resort consists of some 15,000 acres of the highest ridges in the West Virginia mountains. The original Snowshoe Area includes the basin and surrounding ridges that comprise the head of Shavers Fork of Cheat River. Since 1973 the company has developed a variety of ski slopes with 12 chair lifts. Accomodations include lodges, condominiums, town houses and private homes. The resort is one of the largest resort complexes in the eastern United States.

The history of this area prior to the resort is one of lumber. For seven decades the "wood hicks" logged the land with one of the most rough and tumble transportation systems, the logging railroad. Part of the railroad is today's Cass Scenic Railway. This book is the story of the logging times in this area.

Dr. George H. Deike III, sofcover, 48 pages, standard portrait layout, 10 x 8 in., Black and White photographs, maps and text.

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