cog railway


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cog railway

[¦käg ′rāl‚wā]
(civil engineering)
A steep railway that employs a cograil that meshes with a cogwheel on the locomotive to ensure traction.
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At this time, Manitou Springs and the Railway Depot are not threatened, however, as a precautionary move, we are not running trains today," the Pikes Peak Cog Railway authorities said in a statement on Monday.
My 12-year-old daughter Lara sat enthralled as the tiny cog railway strained its way up to 1,274 metres through a Narnia-like landscape of ice, half-frozen waterfalls and snow-bowed trees.
Near the summit visitor center and cog railway line sits the Army's Maher Memorial Altitude Laboratory, the base of operations to conduct alpine research and house study volunteers.
Air Force Academy, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and an excursion to the top of Pikes Peak on the Cog Railway.
These include the underground, the trams, buses, the cog railway, the funicular railway and the narrow gauge line which takes you up into the hills overlooking Budapest.
Later, drive west on Ruxton Avenue toward the Pikes Peak Cog Railway.
A cog railway ride to Zermatt, a visit to a Gruyere cheese dairy and a journey on the Glacier Express railway are among the highlights of a 15-day tour of Switzerland.
Working on the assumption that developers will eventually ask permission to build a controversial hotel along The Cog Railway on Mount Washington, the Coos County Planning Board has created a new zoning application.
3 mile cog railway tunnel - curving up inside the mighty Eiger peak - which has a stop to look through windows carved in the infamous North Face.
Washington Cog Railway in Bretton Woods, Joel and Catherine Bedor, retired on April 30.
Train enthusiasts will love the Achenseebahn steam cog railway which trundles high up the mountain to the Achensee, the largest mountain lake in the Tyrol.