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Unfinished engine shop.
Shay No. 4 at depot, Cass.
Cass Scenic Railroad.  Two train engines at station.  Original from Earl Palmer.
Mill with old stumps in foreground.
Three men standing on top of a stack.  Cass, WV.
Shay train engine in front of a water tank.
Side view of a train engine.  Picture taken from 2nd level of boiler room of the mill.
Side view of train engine.
Front view of a Shay train engine with forest in the background.
Side view of Shay train engine.
Front view of Shay train engine.  Man standing beside of it.
No. 4 takes on a tank of water, and it takes 1,500 gallons of it from nearby Leatherback Creek for each puffing trip up Cheat Mountain, with about 400 thrilled passengers, that is.  The neighboring Chesapeake and Ohio Railway donated the water tank.
Walter Good applies wrench to the grease cups lubricating the side rods of his engine before going up on the Mt. while fireman, Paul Bradley looks on.  Both were veterans of log hauling days before passengers where hauled on Cass Scenic Railroad.
Philip Bagdon looking at Shay #4 train engine.
Train tracks going up a steep hill through the forest.
"Baker House $1.00 per day" on sign.  Cass, W.V.
Side view of Shay train engine beside a trestle.  Original from C.B. Cromer
Earl Palmer, "Blue Ridge Mt's Roamin' Cameraman," Cambria, Va.  'This decaying building was once the worlds largest double bandmills'.  During the hey-day of operations at Cass, 2500 men worked here and in the woods round about, turning out a quarter million feet of wood products per day, working two 10 hour shifts.  Nowadays the old bldg. is an object of curiousity amongst thousands of rail fans who pass by on logging train excursions to Bald Knob.
Machinery and ladder visible in a mill.
Nine men standing on logs and a loader of a railroad car.
Loader putting lumber on cargo cars.  Man standing on logs on the car.
There were 2 engines used in making the cut, No. 4 Engineer Robert Dean, No. 2 Engineer was Lewis (Pinhead) Collins.  There were 10-30 yd. cars and 10-20 yd. cars.  This is Engine #4 backing down with 10-30 yd. cars.
View looking upstream of the Stoney River Dam.  Newly completed 1915.
In front, Mower Lumber Company skidder on yard siding.
Group of women on porch, possibly a hotel or boarding house.
Side View of Shay train engine pushing a cart with two men on it.
Men stand atop logs in car on tracks. Appears to be Narrow Guage.
Side view of Shay train engine.  Four men standing beside it.  Clyde Galford, Engineer.
Shay engine with log cars traveling along hillside.
View Looking West Showing Company Store, Ice House, Lumber Yard, and Houses.
Group portrait of lumber crew, mill in background.
Large group of men posed on the Skidway.
Greenbrier, Cheat and Elk Railroad No. 2 for West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co. at Cass, W. Va; Shay No. 2 on Cheat Mtn. 1908.  Bob Hivick, Engineer.
View of Bald Knob Mountain.
View looking down on Shay train engine.  Man standing on engine.
Portrait of Ivan Clarkson standing next to train engine. Sunday afternoon; Ivan Clarkson Collection.
Front view of Shay #1 train engine and 3 men in front of it.  One man in cab.
3/4 front view of Shay train engine.
Out of Service Since 1961.  Built 1922-23.  Mill from pond side, in state of disrepair.