An old “bull wheel” and cables for the incline railway

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Hike the trails — if not ride the rails — of the historic Mount Lowe Railway in the San Gabriel Mountains above Pasadena.

An engineering marvel when built in the 1890s, the Mt. Lowe Railway above Pasadena and Altadena lived a checkered past full of both glory and destruction. Before its final abandonment in the mid-1930s, the line ...


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