Friday, July 1, 2016

The Manitou & Pikes Peak Cog Railway

Burros carried explosives and supplies up Pikes Peak to build the rail bed from 1888 through 1890

The cog track was laid in 1891 -  this is going up Son Of a Gun Hill

Welcome sign at the top

1920s advertisement

The old steam engine and touring car

The new rail cars

This photo gives you an idea of the incline....

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