Shay 4 works the light grade up the Leatherbark Creek valley about a half mile after leaving Cass in the pouring rain. The 4 is a 70-ton model Shay built in 1922 and came to Cass around 1940 where... (more)
Shay 4 basks in the afternoon sun near the Cass Shops.
With cylinder cocks blowing steam, Cass Scenic Railroad's Shay #4 and #5 depart Cass for the trip to Bald Knob.
Cass Scenic Railroad's Shay #4 and #5 prepare to pass through limestone cut.
Window into the past! Former Mower Lumber Co. Shay 4 is seen pulling a log train up the hill from this view out of the former Elk River Coal and Lumber Co. bobber caboose window.
Triple header at Cass in 1965.
Cass Scenic Railroad Shay 4 sits in hibernation, she will soon be dragged into the Cass shop for some minor repairs before the start of the season. This was a test of a couple of new fluorescent l... (more)
Shays 4 and 5 take a packed Bald Knob train around Gum Curve.
After helping Shay #5 and 9 cars up the hill with 400+ passengers. Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #4 drifts past the emergency water tank near Bald Knob on a beautiful Fall day in the mountains of West... (more)
Topping off Fireman Chris Lambert tops off the tank of Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #4 after returning off the mountain.
Chris Lambert firing Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #4.
Wild and Wonderful Cass Scenic Railroad Shay #4 drifts downgrade just below old Spruce on the line. If you look close you will see the smoke from the Bald Knob train heading back to Cass.
Double Take On the left side of the photo, engineer Danny Seldomridge is keeping a keen eye on the tracks ahead and on the right you see fireman Chris Lambert working to keep up boiler pres... (more)
Taking the high line! Cass Scenic Railroad #5 pushes hard towards Whittaker as Shay #4 sits before heading on down to Cass. Photo taken at the upper switch back.
Cass Railroad #4 is topped off at the water tank after a quick test run.