There's a pretty good WV ski history chronolgy here:
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The latter provides a firsthand account from the installation of the Western Express chairlift.
Intrawest still has big plans for Snowshoe, and the next major (real estate) development, the Seneca, will launch soon. Older buildings at Snowshoe will also eventually be revitalized.
Next year, Snowshoe will celebrate its 30th year anniversary, but the most exciting years have undoubtedly been the recent ones.