Durbin Rocket

We stayed in a campground in Durbin WV that was right next to the station for the Durbin Rocket!

http://www.eastforkcampgrounddurbin.com/

https://mountainrailwv.com/tour/the-durbin-rocket/

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Letter Home 12

Where we’ve been and what we’ve done, from Florence AL to Durbin WV

You can use the timecode links below to jump to a particular section of the video

Here’s an addendum because I forgot to add the video of the twisty turney mountain roads in the rain and hail on the way to Durbin WV

 

Florence 0:0

 

Bushnell 3:03

Sumter Oaks RV Park https://dragonseye.com/blog/2019/08/Sumter-Oaks-RV-Park/

Fixing Reception issues https://dragonseye.com/blog/2019/08/Tweaking-the-Netgear-Nighthawk-MR1100-for-RV-travel/

 

St. Augustine 3:32

 

Peach World 4:14

 

Asheville 4:22

 

Biltmore 4:54

https://www.biltmore.com/

 

Mushrooms! 6:00

 

Blue Ridge Parkway 6:36

https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/

 

Grove Park Antique Car Museum 7:06

https://www.grovewood.com/antique-car-museum/

 

Thistle Meadow Winery 7:14

https://dragonseye.com/blog/2019/08/Thistle-Meadow-Winery/

 

Kairos RV Resort 7:36

https://kairosresort.com/camping/

 

Durbin WV 8:50

http://www.eastforkcampgrounddurbin.com/

https://www.traillink.com/trail/west-fork-trail/

 

Trains! 10:27

https://mountainrailwv.com/tour/the-durbin-rocket/

 

Confederate Pride! 11:54

 

Green Bank 12:02

https://greenbankobservatory.org/visit/

 

Gaudineer Knob 12:34

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/recarea/?recid=9917

 

 

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The music used is 7th Floor Tango by Silent Partner, Mirage, Fresh Fallen Snow by Chris Haugen, A Dusty Road by Dan Lebowitz and Heavy by Huma Huma

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Revelle’s River Campground

After staying in the NRQZ for a week, we decided we needed to be closer to civilization for a while.  If nothing else, we needed a grocery store closer than an hour away. We looked at a few places near Elkins WV and chose to stay at Revelle’s River Campground where we camped in the spot shown above. That’s Fay trying to hide behind that skinny tree.

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