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Beers in High Places: Day Hike Session Ale at Thorp Mountain Lookout

Online descriptions of Thorp Mountain hit all the right notes for me. “It’s not crowded!” “There are views!” “There’s an old lookout shed at the top!”  So off we drove one Saturday morning, into the western edge of The 509, to find Thorp Mountain Lookout. 646 more words

Beers In High Places

Devon Tunnel

First it was timber that drove the railroads, narrow gauge lines, into Buchanan County VA.  The timber baron W. M. Ritter ran Shay engines and a few passenger cars along with his freight cars, the Big Sandy & Cumberland Railroad, all over Knox Creek, up the hollows and, eventually, on into Grundy.   187 more words

Train Tunnels, Tracks, And Miscellaneous Stuff