Peppersass 150th Anniversary

The Mount Washington Cog Railway Presents:

PEPPERSASS

World’s First Mountain Climbing Train

The Mount Washington Cog Railway is proud to present Peppersass, the first ever mountain climbing train, on display around the eastern United States in the year 2019! With stops at major cities and museums, make sure you stop and visit Peppersass!

Skilled artists and craftsmen have collaborated to restore Peppersass in 2019. With a fresh coat of paint and several upgrades, Peppersass will appear just as it did when it first appeared on Mt. Washington over 150 years ago and help build the Mt. Washington Cog Railway! 

Below is a list of the stops Peppersass will be making this year, and will be updated as more events are announced. 

March

World’s First Mountain Climbing Train

The Mount Washington Cog Railway is proud to present Peppersass, the first ever mountain climbing train, on display around the eastern United States in the year 2019! With stops at major cities and museums, make sure you stop and visit Peppersass!

Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show
Philadelphia, PA
March 9th & 10th, 2019

Philadelphia City

First stop on the tour is the Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania!  Peppersass at the Mount Washington Cog Railway will have a booth at the travel show, featuring special giveaways and chances to win a trip to the Cog Railway!

Steamtown National Historic Site
Scranton, PA
March 11-13, 2019

Steamtown National Historic Site Logo

A return visit to Steamtown National Historic Site is in order next for Peppersass and the Cog Railway. Amongst the giants of steam powered locomotives throughout history, Peppersass will join its peers on display. Mt. Washington Cog Railway representatives will be on site also to discuss the history of Peppersass and more!

Washington D.C. Travel & Adventure Show
Washington, D.C.
March 16-17, 2019

Washington DC

The final visit in March is in Washington, D.C. to the Washington D.C. Travel & Adventure Show! Visit Peppersass at the Washington Convention Center and learn about the history of the railway and its tumultuous history in the Washington D.C. / Baltimore area! 

After Washington D.C., Peppersass will return to the Base Station at the Mount Washington Cog Railway to undergo some final refurbishments and touch ups, and to be available for viewing throughout the 150th season! 

June - July

150th Anniversary Celebrations
Mt. Washington Cog Railway
June 22nd, 2019 – July 3rd, 2019

Mount Washington Cog Railway 150 Years Anniversary

In honor of the 150th operating season of the Mount Washington Cog Railway, the brand new restored Peppersass will be on display at the Base Station during the 150th Anniversary celebrations. 

After July Peppersass will be making a variety of appearances! Stay tuned for more information and dates!

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