After being down for a season for a tender rebuild, Cass's Heisler warms herself by the coal stove while she waits for some finishing touches before her own fire is lit.
One can only imagine how many Shays this oil can has helped grease up over the years. Here it sits forlorn on the frame of Shay 2, torn down for a complete rebuild.
Shay 11 goes about switching the yard while the ruins of the old say mill sink slowly into nature nearby.
Shay 11 and Western Maryland Big 6 spotted near the Cass Depot for the second night photo session of the 2012 Cass Railfan Weekend. An MSRLHA event.
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay No. 2 will continue her complete rebuild through the 2012 season, tucked away in the Cass Shop during the 2012 Cass Railfan Weekend.
When coal is plentiful, there is only one way to heat the shop! This series is dedicated to the under appreciated side of railroading.
After undergoing a complete tender rebuild during the 2011 season, CSRR 6, the Heisler will be operational for the duration of the 2012 season, starting Memorial Day Weekend. Photo taken with perm... (more)
Man and his machine: veteran Cass engineer Danny Seldomridge checks over his charge prior to a trip up the mountain.
Sunshine at the S curve! A rarity for guests at the 2012 Cass Railfan Weekend, the entire three day event was under vibrant blue skies and sunshine, as the second to final runby for the 2012 event... (more)
Western Maryland Big 6 climbs the 11% grade near Bald Knob with a freight train in tow. She has successfully performed runbys all morning for patrons of the 2012 Cass Railfan Weekend. After a brie... (more)
WM #6, CSRR #11 and a hand cart with 2 MSR&LHA members also a 5 yr. old boy pose during a night photo session for Cass Railfan Weekend.
MRSLHA Cass Railfan weekend event
Shay 6 does a run by at a Y just South of Bald Nob on a beautiful evening. MRSLHA event