Still a great experience. They only run the steam engine once a day- diesel now for the rest of the day.
It looks like it might have been a nice summer job for college students. Where I went to school, that would have been manning a fire tower. Nice work, if you can get it.
The views from the Cog are spectacular.
...looks like it from here. Mmmm, mmm.
My parents took us on this at about that time! It was thrilling. On a side note, the rate sign is definitely from another era with the "head of family" rate.
Wonderful atmospheric photos. Black& white photography in the hands of some one with a good eye for shade values can't be beat; give me form & cast shadows any day.