Recipient of two Emmy Awards. Climb aboard with Great Scenic Railway Journeys as we explore the history of the Cass Scenic Railroad. From its conception as a major logging railroad to becoming one of the finest tourist train trips in the country. This DVD traces the roots of Cass as a booming logging town with over three thousand people, it's abandonment in 1960, to its resurrection as a state park. The Cass Scenic Railroad is one of the most beautiful train adventures in America. This West Virginia mountain route takes its passengers on a an unforgettable 11-mile journey spiraling up Cheat Mountain. Recounts with historians, old films of the mill in full operation, to the breath-taking views this trip offers are all presented in this program.