(“Hiking on Cog Tracks,” December 1930, by Harry Standley. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 001-4620.)

Five members of the AdAmAn Club hike along the tracks of the Manitou and Pikes Peak (Cog) Railroad on Pikes Peak. All men carry heavy backpacks and three are holding hiking staffs. Note on back reads “Max 42 Min 6 18% clear. Wednesday. The AdAmAn Club climbing the Cog Railway nearing the summit of Pikes Peak. Every New Year’s Eve this Club gives a display of mammoth fireworks at the summit.” Stamp reading “Photo by H.L. Standley, Colorado Springs, Colo. Dec 31 1930” on back.


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