The tender of "#4" sits idle, yet in beautiful condition, as a triple header of Shay steam locomotives head for the shops at the Cass Scenic Railway.
Enroute to the Western Maryland interchange at Spruce with coal empties for Harper Mine, Shay No. 11 eases by the Old Water Tank, climbing in elevation through dense fog and light rain in this spr... (more)
Cass Shay 4 poses in front of the company town with a Barnhart loader and some log cars during the 1981 Cass Railfan Weekend.
Western Maryland EMD BL2 No. 82 poses with Cass Scenic Railroad Shay No. 4 during a photo event at the Cass Scenic Railroad on April 28, 2017.
Cass Scenic Railroad Shays Nos. 4 and 5 pose alongside one another at the wye track below Bald Knob during a special photo event on April 29, 2017.
First daylight train on the River Line! The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's Cass Scenic Railroad ran its first daylight train for photographers on the C&O Durbin-Cass River line on April 29, 2... (more)
A freshly painted fireball! The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Western Maryland BL2 idles at the Cass water tank during its public unveiling with WM's fireball scheme. The locomotive... (more)
Rebuilding a railroad ... one tie at a time! In the hills of rural Pocahontas County West Virginia, the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad is rebuilding a section of the former Chesapeake ... (more)
The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's Cass Scenic Railroad Bald Knob train ascends Cass Hill with Shay No. 4 pushing the train.
With the MSR&LHA railfan weekend just a memory, it's fun to look back on this May tradition of coming together to enjoy steam mountain railroading that lasted over half a century.
A dominating presence. Even in a building as large as the Cass Shops, the 162-ton, Western Maryland Shay #6 absolutely dominates the workspace. Built in 1945 by the Lima Locomotive Works f... (more)
Original Equipment. Although several of the locomotives in the current Cass stable are transplants, some of which came from as far away as the Pacific Coast, the two that you see here are W... (more)
High Altitude Turn. Cass Shay #5 slowly rumbles through the east leg of the wye on Cass Hill with her work train, as she is turned to face uphill in preparation for the 2017 tourist season.... (more)
Water at Oats Creek. The crew of Cass Shay #5 performs routine service on the running gear of their locomotive after taking water at the Oats Creek Tank. The locomotive is hauling three em... (more)