Hammering up Cass Hill. The hulking, 162-ton Western Maryland Shay #6 leads the charge as a Cass triple-header passes the scenic overlook just short of the switches at Old Spruce. This was... (more)
Cass Shay #5: 109 years and still on home rails. As we get further and further into the 21st century, more and more of the steam era survivors are passing their 100th birthdays, with a fair... (more)
Looking through the cab of Shay #5, Shay #4 pauses at the depot waiting for its next assignment.
Triple-heading....mostly because they can. Shay Locomotives 6, 11 and 5 put on a display of mountain muscle, hauling the annual Cass Railfan Special away from the water tanks at Oats Run an... (more)
Shay 5 sits behind Heisler 6 during the night photo shoot.
Big Six leads the passenger train through the 'S' Curve.
Cass Scenic Railroad's maintenance of way car speeds up the mountain towards Old Spruce on a foggy and overcast day. Later that day ended up with heavy showers on the way down.
Cass Scenic 45-tonner No. 20 served as the shop switcher for many seasons; it was built as US Army 7937 and was originally used at the Weldon Springs, Missouri, Ordnance Depot. Now stripped down ... (more)
The safety valve lifts on Cass Scenic three-truck Heisler No. 6, which is under steam and being coaled up at the Cass shop.
Three-truck Heisler No. 6 pulls down the old C&O main line at Cass during preparations for the 2014 Railfan Weekend.
5 engine race with CSRR #6, WM #6, CSRR #11, CSRR #5, and CSRR #4. Sponsored by MSR&LHA.
3 train race with CSRR #6, WM #6 and CSRR #11. Sponsored by MSR&LHA.
CSRR Shay #5 and WM Shay #6 pose for a run by during Cass Railfan Weekend. Sponsored by MSR&LHA.