During Railfan Weekend's Shay runbys on Saturday morning, I went a little more "nose on" than most other folks, in an attempt to include all five Shay engines in the shot. (See No. 3 back there by... (more)
When the 1923 C&O depot at Cass burned down in 1975, it was replaced with this replica depot that combines decorative elements of an earlier, smaller C&O depot that stood at Cass with the floor pl... (more)
As of May 2013, this is the current active roster of the Cass Scenic Railroad (excluding No. 3, the display loco). Cass No. 2 is in the shop competently torn down for an overhaul; Heisler 6 is do... (more)
162-ton Western Maryland No. 6 dwarfs Agnew Lumber No. 3 (which at 80 tons, is no small locomotive) near the Cass Depot. Number 3 has been restored as a static display.
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)
At the Cass shop, Western Maryland 6 is prepped to do battle against the mountain. A MSRLHA event.
Come rain or come shine, the trains still run. Cass Shay #11 shoves excursion cars toward the yard during a late afternoon downpour.
Shay No. 4 performs a photo run-by as Cass, W.Va., on a pleasant morning during their annual Railfan Weekend. An MSRLHA event.
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' Shay 11 approaches Bald Knob in a thick layer of fog as he prepares to de-train to allow the 300+ railfans attending Cass' Railfan Weekend to eat lunch and prepare to head back down the moun... (more)
Mountain State Railroad and Logging Historical Association held it's 2013 Railfan Weekend May 17 through 19 at Cass Scenic RR State Park in Cass WV. . Here Shay 11 is climbing out of the forest an... (more)
Cass Scenic Shays 4 and 5 pose for photos alongside the coal dock. Lighting by MSRLHA/Steve Barry
Cass' Western Maryland Shay #6 rounds the s-curve with the 10 car passenger consist. Thanks to Cass Scenic Railroad
, and Railroad: Cass Scenic RailroadLocomotive: SHAYLocation: Cass, West Virginia, USALocomotive #: WM 6Train ID: N/APhoto Date: May 18, 2013
CSRR Shay #11 just got done getting water and now does a runby for Cass Railfan Weekend. Thanks to MSR&LHA.
One of Cass' Shay-type locomotives pulls the freight train upgrade around the turn. This is one of many runby locations that MSR&LHA has picked for the photos. Thanks to Railroad: Cass Scenic RailroadLocomotive: SHAYLocation: Cass, West Virginia, USALocomotive #: CSSR 5Train ID: N/APhoto Date: May 18, 2013