Cog Railroad Ride to the top of Pikes Peak

The only thing that would have been more fun is if I could have driven a race car up this mountain in the Pikes Peak Hill Climb!

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Original Historical Steam Loco 

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

A "Close-up"

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado
Here is the front
Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Here is what makes it climb!

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

The railroad "Yards"

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Here comes our ride

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Inside the train

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

A view

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

And, another

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Miles & miles

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

An example of the "tree line"

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

How about this view?

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

The very spot that "The Sound of Music" was photographed - remember Julie Andrews and the children running across this field?

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Another view of "Sound of Music" spot

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Our train, another train & a work train!

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Actual working gold mine at center of the picture.

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Our train at the top

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

End of the line

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Above the clouds

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

14110 feet high!

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

I made it!

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Here is Barbara at the top

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

Wow!

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Colorado

And again,

Pikes Peak

Another!

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Desolation City

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