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ACE staff member Melanie Dragan helped husband Jon Dragan pioneer the New River in West Virginia and open the the state’s first whitewater rafting outfitter Continue reading

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A railfan gets the railroad shots of a lifetime in the New River Gorge the best way possible, by whitewater rafting on the Lower New River. Continue reading

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C&O Railroad execs travel the New River to oversee the proposed route of the new railroad, marking the beginning of the end for river freight travel on that route. Continue reading

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Getting down the New River in the 1800′s was a lot different than the experience whitewater rafting enthusiasts enjoy on the New River today. You can be sure the boatmen of old would have delighted in life jackets and inflatable rafts! Continue reading

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