The lower double tracks in mid switch on the Mount Washington Cog Railway
The steam cog heads out for the first trip of the morning up Mt. Washington
Tucked Away. The Mount Washington Cog Railway may have gone mostly diesel, but there's still a healthy supply of steam locomotives stashed away at the shop below the Base Station. ... (more)
This was by far the longest walk I've ever done to take a train photo. Starting in Stormville, NY on June 2nd, I made it to Mt. Washington on July 6, after hiking 423 miles of the Appalachian Tra... (more)
Only the first run of the day (8:30 a.m.) up to the 6288-ft. summit of Mount Washington, N.H. is steam powered on the cog railway. All others have new state-of-art John Deere biodiesels. No. 9, ... (more)
The good old days on The Cog....like four years ago. The 3 and 8 switch in the foreground getting ready for a two section departure, while in the distance the 9 climbs the mountain with an earlie... (more)
Built by the Manchester Locomotive Works in 1908, this little engine is still earning its keep with the 8:30 train as bio-diesels have taken over most of the operations. Here it is at the top of t... (more)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
The last steam train running on the Mt. Washington is seen arriving back at the base station behind the #9 .One of the bio-diesel replacements waits to go up the mountain.
The engineer of #9 strikes a pose just before the assult on Mt. Washington.