A delivery from the local general store has just arrived at the Cass enginehouse while Shay 2, Heisler 6 and Shay 11 (behind 6) simmer through the night, ready to tackle the mountain again in the ... (more)
On a cool but clear late spring day, Shay 2 drifts down the mountain with two loads of logs for the sawmill in Cass. It is seen here crossing one of the log roads that also crisscross the mountain... (more)
The engineer of Shay 2 tries to gain an unfair advantage by opening the cylinder cocks in front of the other two locomotives (Heisler 6 and Shay 11) at the start of the annual three train race in ... (more)
Late in the spring, there was still snow to be found as Mower Lumber Company Shay 11 drops out of the mountains and approaches the mainline interchange with a load of logs.
Cass Scenic Railroad's 103-ton Shay Number 11 whistles the Logging Road Crossing at MP 2.9 as she drifts downhill with a log train. Number 11 is a transplant to the Eastern United States, having ... (more)
Truckin right along! The third truck of former Moore and Keppel Lumber Co Climax #6 nears completion. To find out more about the restoration visit www.msrlha.org.
Shays 4 and 5 pose by the Cass depot during the 2008 Cass Railfan Weekend. Similar scenes will be recreated in 2010.
The 2008 Cass Railfan provided many first, including rare steam and diesel pacing shots around the former logging town of Spruce. For the 2010 railfan weekend will will stray away from Spruce and ... (more)
Take the high road or the low road? Passengers get to experience both with this switchback...
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #5 along with Western Maryland Shay 6 take on water at Oats run during the trip to Bald Knob. Sitting on a 8% grade, the mighty shay engines will have to give all they ha... (more)
Fireman Jerry Beck checks the fire of Shay #5 as we coast down the mountain to Cass.
Shay #5 pauses by a waterfall at the lower switchback after helping the Halloween train up the hill. The waterfall on the right is one of many around the upper and lower switch... (more)
Shay #5 does some switching in the Cass yard.
The smoke belches out of the stack of Western Maryland Shay 6 during the final push to Bald Knob. In the distance sets the Greenbank Telescope, the Worlds largest fully steerable radio telescope.