Pikes Peak near Manitou Springs in Colorado is one of the highest summits that be reached by train and car. Pikes Peak has an altitude of 14,115 feet. This view is looking out to the area east of the Rockies towards the cities of Colorado Springs and Denver.
The Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway is the highest rack railway in the world and uses grades of up to 25%. It commenced operation in 1891.
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