Dead Lined..... Squirreled away on a little-used, overgrown siding off the C&O Durbin Branch, sits a rather rusty piece of machinery that I never expected to see as I hiked along the Greenb... (more)
Miller Time...... After dropping his photo freight on a siding adjacent to the depot, long-time Cass Engineer, Dirk Caloccia takes his 70-ton Shay #4 back to the shops, where she'll join 3 ... (more)
"Big Six" poses at the Cass water tower during Railfan Weekend 2015, sponsored by the Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Association.
Earl Knoob eases Heisler 6 back towards the shop during preparations for Railfan Weekend 2015.
Storming into Whittaker. With a thunderstorm hammering Cass and nearby Greenbank just over 3 miles behind her, the 162-ton Western Maryland Shay #6 does a little storming of her own, enteri... (more)
Where rod engines dare not tread. Demonstrating a feat that no rod engine can perform, the former Mower Lumber Company Shay #4 accelerates her work train away from a water stop at Oats Cree... (more)
Mounting a top-end charge. In the vernacular of the drag racer, the 162-ton Western Maryland Shay #6 makes her move to "drive around" the 90-ton Heisler #6 as the Mountain State R... (more)
Night photo session sponsored by the Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Association at the Cass Scenic Railroad.
Race ya to the water tower! Three of the Cass Scenic Railroad's four operable steam locomotives participate in the annual "Great Locomotive Race" at the Mountain State Railroad & ... (more)
Chris Brang is sporting an old-school set of safety glasses during a night photo session sponsored by the Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Association at the Cass Scenic Railroad.
One of the frequent questions you hear at Cass is "What's your favorite Shay?" Most folks will say Western Maryland 6 (it's the biggest) or Cass No. 5 (it's the oldest). Mine? The oft... (more)
What a difference a year makes.... You are looking at the inside of the Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Association's (MSRLHA) Killoran Restoration Shop at the Cass Scenic Rail... (more)
A hostler and night watchman discuss what a "night out on the town" means in Cass in-between checking on their two locomotives at the depot.
MSR&LHA held it's 2015 Railfan Weekend May 15 through 17 at Cass Scenic RR State Park in Cass WV and over the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad.