No. 4 steams upgrade through the "S" curve below Whittaker.
No. 4, with a short freight, steams downgrade past the Gum Farm between the upper and lower switchbacks.
Fireman Andy Cassell keeps Western Maryland 6 hot as it steams upgrade towards Whittaker.
Sounding like a 4-8-4 at 70 mph, Western Maryland 6 charges up Cheat Mountain towards Whittaker with engineer Danny Seldomridge at the throttle.
The business side of the "Big Six."
Cass 5 wins the "Shay Race" during Railfan Weekend 2013 (Don't bet your money...I think it's rigged!)
One of the traditions during Railfan Weekend is the "Shay Race" on Sunday morning. Here Western Maryland 6, Cass Scenic 5, and Cass Scenic 4 "race" away from the depot.
Shay No. 5 was delivered to this very location by the Lima Locomotive & Machine Works in 1905, which makes it "one of the oldest engines in continuous service on its original line, and the second ... (more)
Western Maryland 6 stands outside the Cass depot as night falls in Appalachia.
Cass Scenic 5 and Western Maryland 6 on a cool night at the Cass, West Virginia, depot. Lighting by MSRLHA.
Cass, Greenbrier, Cheat & Bald Knob Scenic No. 4 (Cass Scenic 4 in heritage lettering) steams on the former C&O Greenbrier Division main line in downtown Cass, West Virginia. The long name was us... (more)
Shay 11 idles among the Red Spruce on the line to Bald Knob.
Shay 11 claws its way upgrade towards Bald Knob.
Shays 5 and 6 doublehead the passenger train past the water tanks at Oats Run.
Cass Scenic 11 smokes it up for the cameras as it works its way up towards Spruce with a short freight.