The Oldest Operating Shay
Delivered in November 1905 for the original Cass-based railroad, West Virginia Spruce Lumber Co.’s Greenbrier & Elk River R.R. Shay 5 is the oldest and longest-operating Shay at Cass and has never operated off of home rails.
|Built: 11-11-1905||Class: C 80-3||Trucks: 3|
|Tractive Effort: 35,026 lbs||Maximum Speed: 20.9||Wheel Diameter: 36″|
|Boiler Pressure: 200 lbs.||Empty Weight: 141,300||Gauge: Standard|
|Fuel: Coal||Fuel Capacity: 5 tons||Water Capacity: 3,500 gal.|