The crew at Cass and Durbin treated the fans to a great time for the Heritage Weekend 2021. Churning uphill, number 5 slides through a snakey S-curve.
116 year old Shay #5 hauls an empty log train up Cheat Mountain
116 year old Shay #5 shoves an empty log train up Cheat Mountain
116 year old Shay #5 shoves an empty log train around Gum Curve as she heads up Cheat Mountain
Volcanic! We steam photographers love a good plume, and no single locomotive type produces a classic Vesuvian plume as reliably as a Shay. Here, we find the 1905 vintage Shay #5, the olde... (more)
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)
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay No. 5 leads the first photo excursion along the former Chesapeake & Ohio Greenbrier line in more than 30 years. The locomotive, which has been disguised as a former Green... (more)
Cass Scenic Shay No. 5 leads the Whittaker train toward the Upper Switchback on its return leg from Whittaker Station to Cass. Spring is in full bloom on the Cass Scenic Railroad on this May 21, 2... (more)
Shays 5 and 6 take a rest at Whittaker station on a rainy fall afternoon with the Whittaker and Bald Knob trains, respectively. Both trains would later coast downhill to Cass.
Shay #5 runs upgrade during a runby for Cass Railfan Weekend.
Engineer Brad Hoover takes a break from brushing cinders off the running board of Shay No. 5.
Smoke rolls back over Cass Scenic Shay 5 during a photo runby at Spruce, WV.
In this photo taken while Shay No. 6 had been turned for the Great West Virginia Train Race in July, Shay No. 6 sits on the former C&O mainline while Shay No. 5 heads towards the shop.