Located in the White Mountain National Forest, Mt. Washington rises above sea level 6,288 feet. Making it the highest peak in northeastern United States. Several years ago I was lucky to spend several days and nights at the Mt. Washington Observatory. For days I was fogged in, but on my last day, the skies cleared at midnight. According to some of the members of the Observatory, this was one of the clearest skies they had seen all year. Here are some of the photos during my stay.
Here are links to some interesting websites on Mt. Washington:
http://www.mountwashington.org The Mt. Washington Observatory
http://www.mtwashington.com The Mt. Washington Hotel
http://www.mt-washington.com The Mt. Washington Auto Road
http://www.thecog.com The Mt. Washington Cog Railway
http://www.mountwashingtonvalley.com Mt. Washington Valley visitor info
The Cog Railway
A engineering marvel in 1869, to to take tourists to the summit of Mt. Wshington. The Cog Railway brought new technology of something called cogs, and a steam boiler together to bring tourists up through thousands of feet of the White Mountains National Forest. At the top of the ride, they were rewarded with a view of four states, Canada, and the Atlantic Ocean, on a clear day. Join me and experience a armchair ride on the Cog Railroad.
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