Shay 2 and 11 generate a lot of smoke and noise as they double-head a log train up the steep 8.7% grade approaching Whitaker Station.
Triple header at Cass in 1965.
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay 2 undergoes major repairs in the Cass shop. She will soon have her boiler removed from the frame. Repairs include a 1472 (form 4) inspection, new tires, some firebox repa... (more)
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay 4 sits in hibernation, she will soon be dragged into the Cass shop for some minor repairs before the start of the season. This was a test of a couple of new fluorescent l... (more)
Western Maryland Shay 6 sits in the Cass shop. Note the headlight and markers which have been completely restored.
A delivery from the local general store has just arrived at the Cass enginehouse while Shay 2, Heisler 6 and Shay 11 (behind 6) simmer through the night, ready to tackle the mountain again in the ... (more)
On a cool but clear late spring day, Shay 2 drifts down the mountain with two loads of logs for the sawmill in Cass. It is seen here crossing one of the log roads that also crisscross the mountain... (more)
The engineer of Shay 2 tries to gain an unfair advantage by opening the cylinder cocks in front of the other two locomotives (Heisler 6 and Shay 11) at the start of the annual three train race in ... (more)
Cass Scenic Railroad's 103-ton Shay Number 11 whistles the Logging Road Crossing at MP 2.9 as she drifts downhill with a log train. Number 11 is a transplant to the Eastern United States, having ... (more)
Truckin right along! The third truck of former Moore and Keppel Lumber Co Climax #6 nears completion. To find out more about the restoration visit www.msrlha.org.
Shays 4 and 5 pose by the Cass depot during the 2008 Cass Railfan Weekend. Similar scenes will be recreated in 2010.
Take the high road or the low road? Passengers get to experience both with this switchback...
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #5 along with Western Maryland Shay 6 take on water at Oats run during the trip to Bald Knob. Sitting on a 8% grade, the mighty shay engines will have to give all they ha... (more)
Fireman Jerry Beck checks the fire of Shay #5 as we coast down the mountain to Cass.
Shay #5 pauses by a waterfall at the lower switchback after helping the Halloween train up the hill. The waterfall on the right is one of many around the upper and lower switch... (more)