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Photo ID: 401853

Not so big in the big picture.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Pikes Peak, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: MPP 17
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 17, 2011


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By: Ian M. Hapsias

Added: Jun 27, 2012

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Photo ID: 387887

Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Cog Train at the 14,110 feet (4,301 m) summit of Pikes Peak.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 25
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 23, 2011


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By: Shawn Christie

Added: Jan 25, 2012

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Photo ID: 379385

A 2-unit Swiss-built cog railcar waits on the main for two uphill trains, the first of which has passed and second of which I am riding. Windy Point is 12,129 feet above sea level, and let there ... (more)

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 19
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 25, 2011


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: Oct 29, 2011

Views: 1,524
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Photo ID: 375907

Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Cog Train at the 14,110 feet (4,301 m) summit of Pikes Peak.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 25
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 23, 2011


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By: Shawn Christie

Added: Sep 23, 2011

Views: 1,289
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Photo ID: 238133

This is the upper end of the line for this 100+ year-old tourist railway. The metal poles are lightning rods to protect the trains during storms.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 15
Train ID: charter
Photo Date: May 31, 2008


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By: Dave Schaaf

Added: Jun 04, 2008

Views: 3,146
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Photo ID: 238129

Engineer Bob is ready to bring this train down from an altitude of 14,100 feet. This one-car train was built in 1963, and the "steering wheel" controls the power and braking for the car.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 15
Train ID: charter
Photo Date: May 31, 2008


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By: Dave Schaaf

Added: Jun 04, 2008

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Photo ID: 238088

Trackwork is a bit more complicated when the incline requires rack rail to climb and descend Pike's Peak.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 15
Train ID: charter
Photo Date: May 31, 2008


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By: Dave Schaaf

Added: Jun 03, 2008

Views: 2,026
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Photo ID: 238087

Location of the lunch stop for this Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion. The elevation here is 9655 feet above sea level.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 15
Train ID: charter
Photo Date: May 31, 2008


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By: Dave Schaaf

Added: Jun 03, 2008

Views: 1,863
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Photo ID: 238086

A photo run-past for members and friends of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 15
Train ID: charter
Photo Date: May 31, 2008


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By: Dave Schaaf

Added: Jun 03, 2008

Views: 1,512
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Photo ID: 237968

The uphill bound train on the left has just passed car #18 at an elevation of 12,130 feet above sea level. Some parts of this railway have 25% grades.

Railroad: Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway
Locomotive: Swiss Locomotive Works
Location: Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: M&PP 24
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 31, 2008


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By: Dave Schaaf

Added: Jun 03, 2008

Views: 2,223
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