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'The Pikes Peak Cog Railway'

Presented by Manitou Springs Heritage Center at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, Manitou Springs CO

May 03 2019
‘The Pikes Peak Cog Railway’ presented by Manitou Springs Heritage Center at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, Manitou Springs CO

Come learn about the origin of our very own Pikes Peak Cog Railway.

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center announces the opening of its featured exhibit, 'The Pikes Peak Cog Railway'.

In 1891, the Cog Railway operated the first steam train to climb from Manitou Springs to the Summit of Pikes Peak at an altitude of 14,110 feet.

Since its beginning, the Cog Railway’s trains have taken millions of passengers on a scenic and unforgettable journey to the top of America’s Mountain.

Learn about one of the best known engineers of his time, Wilhelm Hildenbrand, and

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

Donations benefit the Manitou Springs Heritage Center.

Contact: (719) 685-1454

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LOCATION

Manitou Springs Heritage Center

517 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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