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First Friday Art Walk- Opening of updated exhibit, “The Pikes Peak Cog Railway”
May 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm–8:00 pm
May 3 ••• Friday ••• 5:30-8pm•••First Friday Art Walk- The Manitou Springs Heritage Center announces the opening of its featured exhibit, “The Pikes Peak Cog Railway”.
In 1891, the Cog Railway operated the first steam train to climb from Manitou Springs to the Summit of Pikes Peak at an altitude of 14,110 feet. Since its beginning, the Cog Railway’s trains have taken millions of passengers on a scenic and unforgettable journey to the top of America’s Mountain. Learn about one of the best known engineers of his time, Wilhelm Hildenbrand, and his profound impact on our town’s history. Donations benefit the Manitou Springs Heritage Center 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs. Visit our free museum. For more information, call 719-685-1454, E-mail: ManitouHeritage@gmail.com or visit our website, http://www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org/