Cass Scenic Railroad Shays #4 and #5 doublehead through the town of Cass.
Sun rays filter through the trees after a late afternoon rain shower. I pass by this crossing a hundred or more times a year, but this time was special and I just had to stop. After firing off a f... (more)
Engineer Brad Hoover power washes the gears of Shay #5.
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #4, lettered for the Mower Lumber Co., leads a short freight past the company houses on Front Street during a foggy summer morning.
Harold "Pops" Lambert overlooks an axle set being turned on the gigantic wheel lathe in the Cass locomotive shop.
The Orange Blossom Cannonball departs from Tavares, FL on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for an enjoyable two hour trip through the Florida countryside. The train is pulled by a 2-6-0 Mogul and is... (more)
The Orange Blossom Cannonball crosses a small trestle over Lake Dora, shortly after departing the station.
The steel tire has expanded from the hot fire and with a few hits of a sledge hammer it falls off the wheel and onto the ground.
The kerosene ignites producing an impressive display of fire. In the background you can see former Agnew Lumber Shay #3. The tire is heated, expanding the tire and then it is beat off of the wheel... (more)
The steel tire from Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #11 is removed from its wheel. The tire is heated, expanding the tire and then it is beat off of the wheel with a sledge hammer.
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #11 travels down the Cass main during a light snowfall.
The sun broke through the clouds for literally a minute, giving me just enough time to capture this impressive shot of Western Maryland Shay 6 powering down the Cass main.
Cass Shay #11 crosses Leatherbark Creek with the 3pm trip to Whittaker Station on a beautiful fall day.
The Cass Scenic Railroad's Shay #6 sits near MP 9 while a tree is removed from the tracks after having been toppled from the heavy wet snowfall.