February 29, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 969 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
Typical of the Mt. Washington locomotives is number 9, the Waumbek, with its slanted forward cab and boiler, which becomes level on the grades, to keep the water level constant over the crown sheet.
by STEPHAN BOOTHROYD
The Mt. Washingto...
February 13, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,909 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
Mt. Washington Cog Locomotive #1 pauses at the Summit. From an old postcard- Collection of P. Barney
by STEPHEN BOOTHROYD
In 1858, when Sylvester Marsh proposed building a railway to the summit of New Hampshire's...