"We meet again old friend..." For the many years I've been making the pilgrimage to Cass, this is a shot I've always wanted. Shay 2 pauses beside its old water tank, which has been here for decade... (more)
The tender of "#4" sits idle, yet in beautiful condition, as a triple header of Shay steam locomotives head for the shops at the Cass Scenic Railway.
Enroute to the Western Maryland interchange at Spruce with coal empties for Harper Mine, Shay No. 11 eases by the Old Water Tank, climbing in elevation through dense fog and light rain in this spr... (more)
The Durbin Rocket returns to Durbin after making the morning run out and back along the scenic Greenbrier River. Cass Heisler #6 does the honors, substituting for Climax #3 during its rebuild peri... (more)
Cass Shay 4 poses in front of the company town with a Barnhart loader and some log cars during the 1981 Cass Railfan Weekend.
Cass Scenic Railroad Shays Nos. 4 and 5 pose alongside one another at the wye track below Bald Knob during a special photo event on April 29, 2017.
First daylight train on the River Line! The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's Cass Scenic Railroad ran its first daylight train for photographers on the C&O Durbin-Cass River line on April 29, 2... (more)
The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's Cass Scenic Railroad Bald Knob train ascends Cass Hill with Shay No. 4 pushing the train.
Cass Scenic Railroad Heisler #6 blows of steam after returning to Durbin Depot, with the first Durbin Rocket of the day. Autumn is evident as the foliage is beginning to turn.
With the MSR&LHA railfan weekend just a memory, it's fun to look back on this May tradition of coming together to enjoy steam mountain railroading that lasted over half a century.
A dominating presence. Even in a building as large as the Cass Shops, the 162-ton, Western Maryland Shay #6 absolutely dominates the workspace. Built in 1945 by the Lima Locomotive Works f... (more)
Original Equipment. Although several of the locomotives in the current Cass stable are transplants, some of which came from as far away as the Pacific Coast, the two that you see here are W... (more)
High Altitude Turn. Cass Shay #5 slowly rumbles through the east leg of the wye on Cass Hill with her work train, as she is turned to face uphill in preparation for the 2017 tourist season.... (more)
Water at Oats Creek. The crew of Cass Shay #5 performs routine service on the running gear of their locomotive after taking water at the Oats Creek Tank. The locomotive is hauling three em... (more)