Anonymous: Pike's Peak via the World Famous Cog Road

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Anonymous : Pike's Peak via the World Famous Cog Road

Circa 1920s. Folded promotional brochure with color painting of Pike's Peak and railroad on front, chipping at edges and dog-eared. Dimensions 4 x 9 inches folded, 16 x 9 inches unfolded. 11 pages with 26 black and white photographs, two colored illustrations including a panorama of the area on the centerfold. Statistics about Pike's Peak and map of area. The Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Cog Wheel Route was founded in 1891 to take tourists up Pike's Peak. Cog wheels use cogs on the wheels to go uphill, unlike other railways that just use the friction of wheel on rail. The brochure mentions Colorado Springs Interurban Electric Streetcars, which closed in 1932, which is the reason this is dated circa 1920s.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

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