The Moosilauke now sits on display in Twin mtn NH. The railroad is now using bio diesel units to power most of the trains.
The engineer of #9 strikes a pose just before the assult on Mt. Washington.
The #9 Waumbek makes the only steam run of the day to the top of Mt. Washington. The sun glints off the track highlighting the steep climb to the summit.
"Closing Time, One Last Call For Steam:" The clock is ticking on the western slopes of Mt. Washington in New Hampshire's White Mountains. Within weeks the sounds of steam will occur only once a da... (more)
Changing of the Guard: After 140 years the guard has changed on Mt. Washington. Starting this summer steam will be only used on one trip a day up the mountain, while John Deere Built locomotives s... (more)
Two Weeks: That's all you have, according to one cog railway employee, to see regular steam on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway. With that in mind I headed up Mt. Washington for the long hike to the... (more)
Its a long and tough walk to Waumbek Tank, one not likely made by most railfans, but a worth while one at that, if only for the expernce to see steam powered trains meet on a mountain grade. Mt Wa... (more)
Mountain Climber: Smoke overtakes an upbound Mt Washington Cog train as it pulls up the side of the tallest peak in the east at 6288' in June 2008. Scenes like this could become rare as sitting in... (more)
Pan Shot Early American attempts to break the rail speed record were made at Mt Washington but speeds in excess of 20 mph were not achieved. It was believed the downhill runs... (more)