It is not uncommon for the summit of Mt. Washington to be in the clouds even when the base is in sun. This rainy humid June day finds the clouds at the base. Undaunted, #9 starts its ascent the ... (more)
Steams last chance on Mt. Washington.
Nigel Day had spent several years making improvements to locomotive #9 of Mt. Washington to make it more efficient. With Nigel at the throttle, this photo... (more)
In 2005 and 2006 the cog railway operated a ski train part way up Mt. Washington. Skiers would ride the cog up to Waumbek tank (about 1/3 the way up the mountain), then ski down beside the tracks... (more)
My visit to the Mount Washington Railway was very much influenced by the great pictures of the operation I saw here. And I was not disappointed. "The Cog" is a fascinating steam operation, and I... (more)