Of the two Shays, Nos. 2 and 3, No. 3 was alive and simmering at Ely Thomas Lumber Co. shops at Fenwick, W. Va. on Nov. 25, 1961.
In this time warp shot of Ely Thomas Shay #2 at Fenwick, WV, one can project one's self back to the 1930's.
Ely-Thomas Lumber Shay #2 works the mill at Fenwick while mill hands break from their work to look on.
Ely Thomas Lumber Co. Shay #2 working as the mill switcher in Fenwick, WV in the spring of 1963.
Ely Thomas Lumber mill switcher Shay #3 working at Fenwick, WV in the spring of 1960. This locomotive is preserved in Pennsylvania as a static display.
These Shays at Ely Thomas Lumber Company worked the lumber mill complex and interchanged with the B&O. This photo was taken on the way to a railfan trip at Cass, WV. Ely Thomas Lumber also had a n... (more)