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The Mount Washington Cog Railway

Bruce D. Heald

The Mount Washington Cog Railway

climbing the White Mountains of New Hampshire

by Bruce D. Heald

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mount Washington Cog Railway

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-122) and index.

    StatementBruce D. Heald
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF688.M685 H43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27128923M
    ISBN 101609491963
    ISBN 109781609491963
    LC Control Number2011000880
    OCLC/WorldCa701240236

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    It is located 20 minutes from the campground. Mount Washington Cog Railroad Base Road, Mount Washington, NH For the adventurous of spirit there are alternatives to the cog railroad and you can hike (Jewell or Tuckerman Trail) or drive via the Auto Road to 5/5. The Mount Washington Cog Railway: Climbing the White Mountains of New Hampshire, by Bruce D. Heald, Written by a prolific White Mountain author and historian, this book details the fascinating story of the Cog Railway, and also outlines other interesting aspects of Mt. Washington history, including mountain folklore, the Auto Road, the summit buildings, hiking trails, and the story of the.

    Mount Washington Cog Railway Bretton Woods. Ride to the top of Mount Washington on the World’s first mountain-climbing cog railway, built in Choose eco-friendly biodiesel or vintage steam for the 3-hour round trip to the summit. An on-board guided tour provides entertaining narrative on .   Mount Washington ski tour from Cog Railway Base to the summit and back. Book your adventure using promo code mattyNEM and be entered in .


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The first successful rack railway in the United States was the Mount Washington Cog Railway, developed by Sylvester Marsh. Marsh was issued a U.S. patent for the general idea of a rack railway in Septemberand in January for a practical rack where the gear teeth take the form of rollers arranged like the rungs of a ladder between two L-shaped wrought-iron rails.

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