"Logging Legends of West Virginia" - Seeing 5 operational steam locomotives, fired up all at the same time is not commonplace in modern railroading, and is quite the feat. Out of the 5 i... (more)
Bringing a new meaning to the term "Drag Race," Moore-Keppel & Co. 9 & Mower Lumber Co. 4 race each other out of town.
In June of 2020, in celebration of West Virginia Day, the Cass Scenic Railroad hosted an event titled, "The Parade of Steam" which offered numerous photo opportunities of all 5 operating... (more)
Just because they can. Cass Scenic Railroad is known for periodically rolling out multiple locomotives and putting on double-headers, triple-headers and Shay races. It has become a traditi... (more)
Ellamore after dark. Railroad crew members take a break as they await orders for their next move at the depot in Ellamore, WV on the Middlefork Railroad. OK, you're really looking at the C... (more)
Blue hour at Ellamore. Just after sunset, Climax #9 poses with her hopper train in front of the Ellamore Depot.....OK, it's really the Cass Depot, with a little creative signage. Lighting... (more)
Freshly delivered! In a scene reminiscent of the way in which small railroads once celebrated the arrival of new power, the crew of Moore-Keppel Climax #6 poses with their newly delivered.... (more)
Volcanic! We steam photographers love a good plume, and no single locomotive type produces a classic Vesuvian plume as reliably as a Shay. Here, we find the 1905 vintage Shay #5, the olde... (more)
Almost heaven.... There are very few places left in the world where on any given day, you can expect to see 3-5 hot steam locomotives. You can count those places on the fingers of one han... (more)
On a rare sunny day at Cass, the Bald Knob excursion prepares to depart the Cass depot for the shops to be put away for the day. Shay #2 is only on its 4th run, as it was just recently restored af... (more)
Always a spectacle! The geared locomotive race at Cass during Railfan Weekend 2015, sponsored by the Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Association.
The crew of WM 6 job brief before departing the Cass depot. Photographed during Railfan Weekend 2015, sponsored by the Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Association.
A couple of crew members shoot the bull at the Cass depot after a long day on the road. Photographed during Railfan Weekend 2015, sponsored by the Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Ass... (more)
Cass Scenic Shay 4 and Western Maryland Shay 6 pose at the Cass depot during Railfan Weekend 2015, sponsored by the Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Association.