A Mower Lumber Company log train glides around Gum Curve on a cool, cloudy morning, so typical of springtime on Cheat Mountain.
At roughly 4000 ft MSL, the Oats Creek Water Tank at Cass Scenic Railroad is often shrouded in clouds during wet weather. In this photo, Shay #4 has completed a water stop and is resuming its cl... (more)
Mower Shay #4 drifts downhill at the second switchback with a log train in tow. The cloudy, misty day provided nice even lighting for deep woodland shots such as this one.
Riding a log train is definitely an experience that excites the senses. It shakes and rattles and makes it difficult to stay on one's feet. The Shay locomotives sound like they're doing 60 mph... (more)
A Mower Lumber Company log train rounds the curve at Sugar Grove on a misty afternoon.....just one of many beautiful scenes recreated by Carl Franz on his recent photo charter at the Cass Scenic R... (more)
(l-r) Shay 11, Heisler 6 and Shay 2 storm through the Cass yard during Sunday morning's famous three-train race. Only a few more weeks until these scenes are repeated in the hills of eastern WV.
During a bathroom stop at Whittaker late on Saturday, some fans walked up to take a close-up look at the motive power. Note the offset boiler due to the gears on the engineer's side of the locomot... (more)
WM Shay 6 sits at the shops after being used on the day's Whittaker excursions
The backhead of Shay number 7, looking toward the fireman's side, at Camp 6 Logging Museum
Museum is off of US 321, east of Maryville.