You *can* pan a Shay. Western Maryland 6 steams by the photographers at Spruce doing a whopping 10 mph.
Southern #630 coasts downgrade nearing the end of it's trip south.
It's all level track for now, but in a few miles 630 will begin the long climb up 1.2% Kings Mountain and out of the Green River Valley.
Southern #630 charges upgrade just north of Soddy Daisy, TN on it's way to Oneida, TN.
Some were built for power and some were built for speed. The former Meadow River Heisler #6 hauls a short freight through the Cass Yard in the early morning light.
Like a car stuck in l... (more)
CSRR Shay #5 speeds along during a run by for Cass Railfan Weekend. Sponsored by MSR&LHA.
Not too far from Peach Creek, C&O had a string of 2-6-6-6’s condemned to scrap in the yard at Hinton, W. Va., such as 1624 on Aug. 5, 1956. I was too late to see and hear the brutes in action.
Haulin' empties. The 90-ton Mt. Emily Lumber Company Shay #1 rumbles across the bridge spanning US Route 26, hauling a short string of empty log bunks toward the nearby town of Prineville, ... (more)
Western Maryland Shay 6 was the largest and last shay ever built by Lima, she is now in service on the Cass Scenic Railroad after being restored to operation in 1981
In one of the few times I ever saw this engine runnng with a clear stack the train is westbound on a beautiful spring day with a great great excursion. These is such a fine class of locomotives a... (more)
Adding to the plethora of Big Boy images already submitted... In what seems to be an almost fake scene with blue skies and emptiness all around, I decided to add my own twist from a lower perspect... (more)
Another CSX Santa Train will run later this month but the apex was reached when UP's Challenger, lettered for the Clinchfield, pulled the 50th Anniversary train.
An endangered species in its element.
Climax No. 3 performs a runby during the return trip to Durbin after pulling a MSRLHA special along the river.
Southern Railway 1380 one of the only streamlined 4-6-2's on the Southern pauses at Atlanta Yard