Cass Scenic Railroad Climax 9 makes her way through a rain soaked canopy Just outside of town
Climax 9, along with Shays 2, 4, 5, and 11 put on a steam and smoke show on a rare quintuple header runby at Cass Scenic Railroad's "Parade of Steam" event.
Cass shay number 2 and shay number 11 double head a short freight on the West Virginia Day, Parade of Steam.
Cass Senic Railroad's Climax #9 is leading Shay locomotives #4, #5, #2, and #11 as part of a five unit consist in the Parade of Steam held on June 20, 2020.
Former Moore-Keppel #6 (now Cass #9) Climax leads s photo freight at Leatherback Creek just outside of Cass, WV.
Cass Senic Railroad's Climax #9 is joined up with Shay #4 and Shay #5 as part of the Parade of Steam on June 20, 2020.
Shay 4 takes on water at the Cass water tower before beginning the "Parade of Steam" at the Cass Scenic Railroad
For the very first time, Cass runs a 5 pack of steam locomotives with Climax number 9 heading up the show on this first ever quintuplet Freight parade on West Virginia Day.
Crossing Leatherbark Run. The former Moore-Keppel Climax #6, now Cass Scenic Railroad #9, hauls her log train across the little bridge on Leatherbark Run, heading up the hill toward Whittak... (more)
Only one thing missing. When they originally set up this November, 2019 photo charter, the folks from Trains Magazine had been hoping that the line from Cass to Durbin would be open, becaus... (more)
Just because they can. Cass Scenic Railroad is known for periodically rolling out multiple locomotives and putting on double-headers, triple-headers and Shay races. It has become a traditi... (more)
Getting underway. The former Moore-Keppel Co. Climax #6, now Cass Climax #9 oozes steam from just about everywhere as she begins to move from the Cass Yard to the depot, to pick up her trai... (more)
Just a hint of fall color remaining. Although most of the autumn leaves had been ripped from the trees by a wind-storm just 24 hrs earlier, a few sheltered trees still retained a bit of fal... (more)
Ellamore after dark. Railroad crew members take a break as they await orders for their next move at the depot in Ellamore, WV on the Middlefork Railroad. OK, you're really looking at the C... (more)
Blue hour at Ellamore. Just after sunset, Climax #9 poses with her hopper train in front of the Ellamore Depot.....OK, it's really the Cass Depot, with a little creative signage. Lighting... (more)