Posted July 10, 2015 11:45 pm by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Maple Trees Once Again Line the Streets at Cass, West Virginia
Maple Trees Once Again Line the Streets at Cass, West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

West Virginia -(Ammoland.com)- The historic town of Cass, West Virginia, looks a little more like it did in the early 20th century with the return of maple trees along Front and Main streets.

Eight sugar maples have been planted along Front Street and four red maples have been planted along Main Street, thanks to a donation from the Blackhurst Family.

“As they mature, the plantings will reflect how the streets in Cass would have appeared in the boom days when Cass was a logging community,” said Scott Fortney, superintendent at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. “The return of maples to line the town streets is a special gift. We’re touched by the generosity of the Blackhurst Family.”

The Town of Cass features two-story company houses that are rental units for vacation seekers, a Company Store, Last Run Restaurant, Community Building, Museum, Lefty’s Barbershop, the old town jail and visitors center. White picket fences parallel the rural setting. The Train Depot continues to …read more

Source:: AmmoLand

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