Exploring the Otis Incline Railway

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Exploring the Otis Incline Railway

Post by RichCoffey » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:03 pm

Last Sunday's Trek: The Otis Incline Railway and RR ruins in the vicinity - an engineering marvel from yesteryear!

Trek detailed in two parts - start here:
https://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/…/th ... t-one.html
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Re: Exploring the Otis Incline Railway

Post by RichCoffey » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:47 am

Exploring the Otis Incline Railway
Last Sunday's Trek: The Otis Incline Railway and RR ruins in the vicinity - an engineering marvel from yesteryear!

2nd try - the first post got screwed up!

Trek detailed in two parts - start here:
https://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2019 ... t-one.html

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Re: Exploring the Otis Incline Railway

Post by Rick A » Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:07 pm

Ah, the excitement of unearthing a piece of the past! Great story Rich.

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Re: Exploring the Otis Incline Railway

Post by TrainDetainer » Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:56 pm

Why do you label this all as Otis Incline Railway, particularly when it's not a true incline and you referenced the proper name in the article - Otis Elevating Railway? Just sayin', but thanks for the exploration and the post with the pics.

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Re: Exploring the Otis Incline Railway

Post by rhallock » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:16 pm

There are some pictures of the big concrete trestle, but they don't do it justice. When the leaves are off it is really impressive. And very scary since it is so steep. Years ago I crawled up it, but when it came time to go back down, I chickened out and bypassed it even though that meant clambering down some rock cliffs.

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