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)
Top of the Ladder. A Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum passenger train crests the steepest hill on the line, known as "The Ladder", as she runs southbound toward Sheepscot S... (more)
The daily train from Chama to Antonito labors up the 4% grade near Lobo Lodge on a cool, late September morning. The beautiful, clear sky in this scene was nothing but a tease as a pesky low pre... (more)
The newest power on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway is this diesel hydraulic locomotive, which emerged from the line's mechanical shop in the summer of 2009. M-3 joined the prototype, M-1, ... (more)
Livin' on the edge. A Mt. Washington Cog Railway train crests the hill above Skyline Switch and enters the more gentle grade of the Homestretch Flats. Immediately behind the train, the... (more)
Cogscape - The Presidential Range. Mt. Washington is the tallest in a series of connected peaks that are called The Presidentials, because they are named for past US Presidents. In this... (more)
Cogscape - The Homestretch. The first steam trip of the day makes the leisurely climb up the the segment of the line known as the Homestretch Flats...the final half mile to the summit. ... (more)
From a bluff near Jacob's Ladder, we watch a Mount Washington Cog Railway Train powering uphill toward the Halfway House at 4,500 ft MSL. This perspective offers not only a not-often-seen view o... (more)
Here's a view of the Mount Washington's Jacob's Ladder Trestle looking West at 4,725 MSL. From this angle, the S-curve shape of the trestle is not terribly apparent, but the steepness and the he... (more)
Cog in the Fog. Is it 1909 or 2009? For most of the 140 years of its operating life, not much has changed on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway. Four of the six remaining steamers date bac... (more)
I'm sure this scene has changed dramatically since the early 1900's but one thing that hasn't are the locomotives and equipment of the East Broad Top!
This Fall is truly Spectacular in the mountains of central PA!
The 10AM excursion heads back to the Ft. Meyers across the Caloosahatchee River.