One of the traditions during Railfan Weekend is the "Shay Race" on Sunday morning. Here Western Maryland 6, Cass Scenic 5, and Cass Scenic 4 "race" away from the depot.
Shay No. 5 was delivered to this very location by the Lima Locomotive & Machine Works in 1905, which makes it "one of the oldest engines in continuous service on its original line, and the second ... (more)
Cass Scenic 5 and Western Maryland 6 on a cool night at the Cass, West Virginia, depot. Lighting by MSRLHA.
Cass, Greenbrier, Cheat & Bald Knob Scenic No. 4 (Cass Scenic 4 in heritage lettering) steams on the former C&O Greenbrier Division main line in downtown Cass, West Virginia. The long name was us... (more)
Shay 11 idles among the Red Spruce on the line to Bald Knob.
Shay 11 claws its way upgrade towards Bald Knob.
Shays 5 and 6 doublehead the passenger train past the water tanks at Oats Run.
Cass Scenic 11 smokes it up for the cameras as it works its way up towards Spruce with a short freight.
Cass Scenic 11, formerly Feather River Railway No. 3, steams upgrade at Old Spruce on the Cass Scenic's ex-Mower Lumber Company trackage. The track on the right leads to Spruce; the track on the ... (more)
Short photo freight hauled by Cass Scenic No. 5 as part of Railfan Weekend 2013.
Cass Number 5 climbs the mountain during Railfan Weekend 2013.
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.
Sweet Appalachia. Shay 5 steams through the hills that she's called home since her birth.