Pikes Peak Cog Train and Summit House Construction Updates

THAT’S WHY THE COG SHUT DOWN!!!! GOING TO A SIMPLER COG TRACK–CLOSER TO THAT SYSTEM USED ON MT. WASHINGTON ?

Exploring the lesser known Pikes Peak Region

Dear tourists and locals: We all know that the Pike Peak adventure is changing. We all remember the outdated summit house and we couldn’t get enough of the cog train. That is all changing… for the better.

If you are as curious as I have been, you will enjoy this. Many of these links are live or frequently updated, some are not, so some of this article will be happily out of date in a few months as the progress continues.

The Cog Train is being completely rebuilt. The 1964 Summit House is being replaced and the work on the cog and summit house are both moving on quite well. I have been following their progress and scoured the web for details; I thought it would be nice to share these links with you.


First of all, the Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway

Fun fact: The old summit house…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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