Western Maryland 6 steams down the main line at Cass during Railfan Weekend.
Cass 4 and Cass 6 hold the main line in the pouring rain as Western Maryland 6 is coaled up for Railfan Weekend.
In this photo taken while Shay No. 6 had been turned for the Great West Virginia Train Race in July, Shay No. 6 sits on the former C&O mainline while Shay No. 5 heads towards the shop.
Shay No. 11 and No. 6 pass each other in the yard as they are prepped for the day's runs. At 103 and 162 tons respectively, these are the two largest locomotives on the Cass roster.
The safety valve lifts on Cass Scenic three-truck Heisler No. 6, which is under steam and being coaled up at the Cass shop.
Four Shays pose for night photos near the Cass shop on a cool night in the Appalachians.
The age-old tradition of polishing the brass at the start of the day is kept alive by the dedicated employees at Cass.
Cass Shays rest overnight at the shop after the first day of Railfan Weekend 2013.
At 103 tons, Cass Scenic No. 11 (ex- Feather River Railway No. 3) is one of the largest Shays operating in the United States. (Of course, it pales in comparison to the 162-ton Western Maryland No... (more)
Engine Number 5 has been going up against the mountain since 1905 - it's the second oldest Shay in existence, and the oldest still operating. Here it takes a well-deserved rest outside the Cass s... (more)
Cass Scenic Shays 4 and 5 pose for photos alongside the coal dock. Lighting by MSRLHA/Steve Barry
Cass Shay 11 under steam waits for the 2013 Railfan Weekend, and Cass' 50th Anniversary/2013 season. Thanks to Joe Gonzoles for lighting assistance. Click Railroad: Cass Scenic RailroadLocomotive: ShayLocation: Cass, West Virginia, USALocomotive #: 11Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April 27, 2013
Shay 2 in the process of receiving new boiler tubes and firebox sheets. Photo taken with permission. Thanks to everyone who made this photo oppertunity possible.
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)