Bringing a new meaning to the term "Drag Race," Moore-Keppel & Co. 9 & Mower Lumber Co. 4 race each other out of town.
After taking on water, Moore-Keppel & Co. 9 backs up to pick up the log train for the morning photos.
Warming up Moore-Keppel & Co. 9 for its trip up the line for the day. At the time of the 2020 Railfan Weekend, the men of Cass had managed to successfully take the 9 as far as the water tank just ... (more)
Cass Climax number 9 and Shay 4 and 5 setting up for a quintuplet run by with Shay 11 and 2
Getting closer... A massive ground up rebuild of this 1919 Climax begun over 15 years ago by the Mtn State RR & Logging Historical Assoc and later taken over by the DGVR Cass shop crew is nearing ... (more)
One last detail shot from the MSR&LHA's restoration shop. That is one of the engines cylinders you see sitting in the background. I would encourage you to visit http://www.msrlha.org/climax/index.... (more)
A set of slide valve blueprints sits in front of one of Climax 9's trucks. I would encourage you to visit http://www.msrlha.org/climax/index.html and check out this project or consider a donation.... (more)
In the Mtn State RR & Logging Historical Assoc's restoration shop, the drive shaft of a 70-ton model Climax is being turned on a lathe. I would encourage you to visit http://www.msrlha.org/climax/... (more)
Hillcrest Climax #10 glistens in the late afternoon sun. The engine is waiting while passenger board the train and will soon depart on Mt Rainier Scenic Railroad's Snowball Express Christmas Train... (more)
Ah, the tedium of steam restoration. Chalk markings show the cylinder mount bore of a 1919 Climax being restored by the Mtn. State RR & Logging Hist. Assoc. The clock on the wall seems fitting as ... (more)