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WVRRM? Planning Gala Celebration

July 4, 2008
By Wayne Sheets, Contributing Business Writer

Next weekend promises to be one of the most exciting weekends at the Elkins Train Depot since the heyday of rail transportation some 50 years ago. Many words have been and are being written about the upcoming centennial celebration of the depot (1908 2008). This is cause for celebration when one stops and considers how close the depot came to being written off as a relic of a bygone era. Now, after more than two years of painstaking restoration along with the replacement of the rail bridge across the Tygart Valley River, it has become the showpiece of downtown and its center of activity.



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