The first train of the day and the only train still using steam power on The Cog departments Marshfield Base Station headed for the summit of Mount Washington.
Back when the Mount Washington Cog Railway was still all steam, MWCR #3 puts out a billowing cloud of smoke as it departs the base station and heads towards the summit.Locomotives:MWCR... (more)
While going through old photos this rare image was dug up. A scene that was once common on the Mount Washington Cog Railway multiple times a day, an 0-2-2-0 steam locomotive begins to push a singl... (more)
The Burning of Rome.... The crew of MWRC #9 "Waumbek" does the honors, performing the hourly re-enactment of the Burning of Rome, as they take the 2PM Labor Day excursion up Cold ... (more)
It all starts here..... There are plenty of photos of the summit terminus of the Mt. Washington Railway, but not so many of the very bottom of the line. All train operations start here...... (more)
That which goes up, must come down. The wafting smoke plume and the jets of steam from the cylinder cocks are the tell-tale signs that MWRC #9 and her yellow super-coach are on the descent ... (more)
Meeting on the Mountain. After dealing with a minor derailment at Skyline Switch, MWRC #9 and her orange coach are safely in the hole, allowing MWRC #2 and her 11AM Train to proceed to the ... (more)
Trouble at Skyline. The crews of two Mt. Washington Railway trains scramble into action to clear a minor derailment at Skyline Switch that has the entire line blocked. The 10AM Train, wit... (more)
A show of defiance at 4,725 ft. MSL. It is June 13th of 2009 and my colleague Dennis Livesey and I are on "The Rockpile".....New Hampshire's Mount Washington. Dennis and I are there to rec... (more)
Steamscape: The Mount Washington Valley.With the vast landscape of the Mt. Washington Valley as a back-drop, MWRC #9 "Waumbek" slowly claws her way up the steep grade at Long Tre... (more)
NOW ON DISPLAY at the primary entrance to the Mount Washington Cog Railway is steam locomotive no. 10. The locomotive was built by the railway's own shop in 1972 and has been cosmetically ... (more)
Snow is in the air as Mount Washington Cog Railway No. 2 begins its slow ascent to the summit.
"Ammonoosuc" starts the journey up Mount Washington on a cool October morning in New Hampshire.