Mt. Washington Cog Railway - one of New Hampshire's Five Scenic Train Rides

Mt. Washington Cog Railway - one of New Hampshire's Five Scenic Train Rides

RailPictures.Net Photo: MWRC 9 Mount Washington Cog Railway Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog at Mount Washington, New Hampshire by Steve Patterson

RailPictures.Net Photo: MWRC 9 Mount Washington Cog Railway Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog at Mount Washington, New Hampshire by Steve Patterson

The earliest mountain cog railway, using a system developed by Sylvester Marsh, was built in New Hampshire in the late 1860’s. On July 3, 1869, a steam-powered train completed the first trip to the 6,288 feet summit of Mount Washington and was considered one of the wonders of the age. The Mount Washington Railway is the second steepest rack railway in the world and is still running today, with seven steam locomotives and one using diesel:

The earliest mountain cog railway, using a system developed by Sylvester Marsh, was built in New Hampshire in the late 1860’s. On July 3, 1869, a steam-powered train completed the first trip to the 6,288 feet summit of Mount Washington and was considered one of the wonders of the age. The Mount Washington Railway is the second steepest rack railway in the world and is still running today, with seven steam locomotives and one using diesel:

Mt Washington Cog Railway, NH

Mt Washington Cog Railway, NH

Mount Washington  Cog Railway    Base Road  Six miles off Route 302  Bretton Woods  New Hampshire 03575  TEL: 800-922-8825  603-278-5404 in NH  FAX: 603-278-5830

Mount Washington Cog Railway Base Road Six miles off Route 302 Bretton Woods New Hampshire 03575 TEL: 800-922-8825 603-278-5404 in NH FAX: 603-278-5830

Cog railroad to top of mt Washington in New Hampshire a right of passage

Cog railroad to top of mt Washington in New Hampshire a right of passage

The Cog Railway in North Conway, NH: a slice of history that lives into the 21st century!

The Cog Railway in North Conway, NH: a slice of history that lives into the 21st century!

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