Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway

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Provided by: Larry D. Dilts -
Revised: 21 March 2019 Photograph by: Era Horton
Note: Cog railroad is being rebuilt with new equipment and systems; it is slated to re-open in May 2021.

Here is a list of known equipment disposition:

  • 7 to Colorado Railroad Museum
  • 8, 9 & 10 to Garden of the Gods Trading Post
  • 12 Renumbered 23; coach donated to Colorado Railroad Museum
  • 14, 16 & 17 To GE Johnson Construction
  • 20 Scrapped long ago.
  • 21 Rotary Snowplow, scrapped long ago.
  • 22 Rotary Snowplow to Pueblo Railroad Museum
  • The City of Manitou Springs acquired three units (numbers unknown).

Per Larry D. Dilts

Road No. Model Bldr Dates Notes
4 0-4-2T Baldwin 1897 Retired but operational
8 24-Tonner GE 1939 -
9 24-Tonner GE 1946 -
10 & 11 24-Tonner GE 1950 -
14 & 15 ? SLMW 1963 Built by Swiss Loco Machine Works
16 & 17 ? SLMW 1968 Built by Swiss Loco Machine Works
18 & 19 ? SLMW 1976 Built by Swiss Loco Machine Works
20 ? M & PP 1938 Re#-d from 7; built by Manitou & Pikes Peak
23 24-Tonner GE 1955 Re-#d from 12
24 ? SLMW 1984 Built by Swiss Loco Machine Works
25 ? SLMW 1989 Built by Swiss Loco Machine Works
Source: Manitou & Pikes Peak Website (www.cograilway.com)

"The Pikes Peak Cog Road", by Morris Abbott, Golden West Books: 1972

Original upload date: 5 April 2008

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