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The Cog
A look at the last days of regular steam on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway.
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Photo ID: 579013

That which goes up, must come down. The wafting smoke plume and the jets of steam from the cylinder cocks are the tell-tale signs that MWRC #9 and her yellow super-coach are on the descent ... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 10AM Train
Photo Date: May 30, 2009


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Added: Jun 06, 2016

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Photo ID: 578691

Meeting on the Mountain. After dealing with a minor derailment at Skyline Switch, MWRC #9 and her orange coach are safely in the hole, allowing MWRC #2 and her 11AM Train to proceed to the ... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 2
Train ID: 11AM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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Added: Jun 03, 2016

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Photo ID: 578590

Trouble at Skyline. The crews of two Mt. Washington Railway trains scramble into action to clear a minor derailment at Skyline Switch that has the entire line blocked. The 10AM Train, wit... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 10AM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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Added: Jun 02, 2016

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Photo ID: 578477

A show of defiance at 4,725 ft. MSL. It is June 13th of 2009 and my colleague Dennis Livesey and I are on "The Rockpile".....New Hampshire's Mount Washington. Dennis and I are there to rec... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 2
Train ID: 2PM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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Added: Jun 01, 2016

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Photo ID: 578346

Steamscape: The Mount Washington Valley.With the vast landscape of the Mt. Washington Valley as a back-drop, MWRC #9 "Waumbek" slowly claws her way up the steep grade at Long Tre... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 1PM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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Added: May 30, 2016

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Photo ID: 396695

Spare Power. Simmering on the passing track just below Marshfield Station, we find the day's spare power. Built in 1874 by the Manchester Locomotive Works, MWRC #6 "Kancamagus" is the olde... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 6
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 12, 2008


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Added: May 01, 2012

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Photo ID: 396480

Leaf Peepers. Peak fall colors grace the lower slopes of New Hampshire's White Mountains as MWRC #10 "Kroflite" takes the B-section of the 11 AM train up Cold Spring Hill. Seated on the f... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 10
Train ID: 11AM Train
Photo Date: October 05, 2008


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Added: Apr 29, 2012

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Photo ID: 396041

Stopping for water at Waumbek. At 3800 ft. MSL, at the top of Cold Spring Hill, sits Waumbek Tank. One of the most remote water stops you'll ever find, this spring-fed tank has been a crit... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 3
Train ID: 2PM Train
Photo Date: October 12, 2008


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Added: Apr 24, 2012

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Photo ID: 395844

Looking down on The Cog. Shot from roughly 5300 ft MSL, near Long Trestle, here is a view looking down at the lower half of the Mt. Washington Cog Railway, or about a mile and a half of the... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 1PM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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Added: Apr 22, 2012

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Photo ID: 395569

In the homestretch. Most of the heavy lifting is done as Mount Washington Railway Company's #9 "Waumbek" pushes her bright orange, 70-passenger coach the last quarter mile toward the summit... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 10AM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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Added: Apr 19, 2012

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Photo ID: 395481

The most treacherous trestle. At 4,725 ft above mean sea level, on the open west face of New Hampshire's Mount Washington, sits a wood and steel structure that may have a valid claim to the... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 2
Train ID: 2PM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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Added: Apr 18, 2012

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Photo ID: 371356

In the shadow of her own dark plume, the Mount Washington Railway Company's Locomotive #10, "Kroflite" takes the B-Section of the 9AM excursion up Cold Spring Hill on a chilly fall morning.... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 10
Train ID: 9 AM B-Section
Photo Date: October 12, 2008


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Added: Aug 08, 2011

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Photo ID: 332853

Cogscape - Burt's Ravine. Located just above the famous Jacob's Ladder Trestle is the second steepest portion of the Mt. Washington Cog Railway, known as Long Trestle. From our camera pos... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 1PM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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Added: Jul 27, 2010

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Photo ID: 332624

Breaking Out. Mount Washington Railway Company's Locomotive #4 has just descended out of a thick low cloud deck and into visual conditions on the Jacob's Ladder Trestle, the steepest grade ... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 4
Train ID: 3PM Train
Photo Date: May 30, 2009


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Added: Jul 25, 2010

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Photo ID: 332173

Ah, the good old days. The Fireman on Mt. Washington Railway Company #10, "Kroflite" is grabbing another shovel of coal about every 20 seconds as his locomotive takes the B-section of the 1... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 10
Train ID: 11AM Train
Photo Date: October 05, 2008


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Added: Jul 21, 2010

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