With cylinder cocks blowing steam, Cass Scenic Railroad's Shay #4 and #5 depart Cass for the trip to Bald Knob.
Cass Scenic Railroad's Shay #4 and #5 prepare to pass through limestone cut.
The Cass Scenic Railroad's Shay #4 and #5 are seen from this aerial view as they depart the Cass depot for an impressive doubleheader up the mountain to Bald Knob. Shay #5, built in 1905, has spen... (more)
Graham County shay #1926 working between Bear Creek and Robbinsville in this rural scene from the summer of 1963.
Mill switcher Shay #19 just after taking water is seen here backing down to spot log cars at Swandale, WVa in the summer of 1963.
Brimstone Shay #35 working coal loads east of New River, TN in the summer of 1963. This shay had an unusual set of gears which allowed it to operate slightly faster than other Shays.
WM Ritter #19 loading logs at Browsing Branch, WV in December 1961 during a snowstorm.
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.
Western Maryland Shay #6 charges past the water tower as it photographed from this aerial view!
Western Maryland Shay #6 releases a large plume of smoke as she backs up before making another runbys for the photographer.
A Carl Franz charter on the Cass Scenic. The color version of this did not work because there was too much contrast between the fog shrouded woods and the dark engine, but in black and white I th... (more)
WM Ritter Shay #19 leading an empty train approaching Lily, WV on a cold December day in 1962.
Brimstone Shay #35 with a loaded coal train east of New River, TN in August 1963. This engine is currently in California and is for sale by its owner.
Graham County Shay #1926 leading its train south of Robbinsville, NC in this January 1961 scene.
Brimstone Shay #36 working near Brimstone Siding, TN in this winter 1961 view. This locomotive is currently awaiting restoration at Cass, WV.