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COG Cars and Crazy ideas on what to do with them!

City Council is seeking all ideas on what to do with the two Cog Cars we inherited from the Cog Railway!

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  1. By Rob Danin - 5-16-2019 Cog Railway Cars

    Having just watched the May 14, 2019 city council work session on YouTube I wanted to add my thoughts on the possible use of the Cog railway cars. Having served as a founding member of Save the Flats...
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    May 22, 2019 by Alicia Stoke (220 points)

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  2. By Jay Rohrer : The city needs some ideas on what to do with the artifacts from the Cog. Specifically the two cog cars and the water tank.

    By Jayrohrer@yahoo.com The city needs some ideas on what to do with the artifacts from the Cog. Specifically the two cog cars and the water tank.

    May 22, 2019 by Alicia Stoke (220 points)

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  3. Dining car

    One of them should be put next to a restaurant as a connected extention of seating. Don't know which restaurant or where, but it certainly has dining potential!

    May 22, 2019 by Mia Elliott (5 points)

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  4. Use%20one%20or%20both%20as%20mini-theater%20showing%20historic%20photos%20and%20videos%20of%20the%20history%20of%20Manitou%20Springs.%20

    The D-Day Museum in New Orleans opens their tour with a simulated train ride that soldiers would take to their basic training camps. A passenger car was transformed into a mini-movie theater showing...
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    May 23, 2019 by John Posusta (5 points)

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  5. They%20probably%20would%20make%20any%20coffee%20shops%20grab%20your%20cup%20from%20historical%20marker

    Probably would make meat little coffee shops get your cup of java from a historical marker

    May 23, 2019 by Dawn Row (5 points)

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  6. Cog Railway Park

    Save Higginbotham Flats. Support the transformation of this hideous brownfield in Manitou Springs into the gem of our park system. Higginbotham Flats is an ideal location to exhibit and preserve rail...
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    May 26, 2019 by Michael Maio (17 points)

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  7. Rex Morriss - Turn it into a VR simulated ride up Pikes

    ...and give those who are physically unable to make the trip to somewhat experience it...heck, perhaps we could even have a donut shop available at the exit. 😉

    May 23, 2019 by Alicia Stoke (220 points)

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  8. Shannon K Grindle - Visitor station

    Shannon K Grindle Visitor station

    May 23, 2019 by Alicia Stoke (220 points)

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  9. Put them back

    The city needs to step in not let the Broadmoor be the only access to pikes peak. Put the cog cars back on the mountain

    May 23, 2019 by Kimber Smith (5 points)

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  10. New

    Fun Bus

    'My daughter Sophia (age 8) suggested that the Cog RR cars be transformed into "Fun Buses". A Fun Bus is a school bus that is transformed into a mini gymnasium with rope swings, mats, trampolines, and...
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    Sep 14, 2019 by Christy T. (7 points)

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  11. Robin Huddleson - Turn it into a library.

    You could alternate books periodically. You could hold an event and talk about railroads, etc. History should be retained as knowledge learned from the past, if possible.

    May 23, 2019 by Alicia Stoke (220 points)

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  12. Green Houses

    It would be cool to display and transform one of the cars into a green house that the public can access during weekends. It could include edible plants as well as attractive foliage. Tourists and...
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    May 22, 2019 by Keara Werth (5 points)

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  13. Ricky Blundell - Visitor fast food and souvenir shop

    Visitor fast food and souvenir shop

    May 23, 2019 by Alicia Stoke (220 points)

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  14. Darlene G : "In the U.K the coverted train cars in youth hostles"

    Post on NextDoor Social Media: Darlene G : "In the U.K the coverted train cars in youth hostles"

    May 31, 2019 by Alicia Stoke (220 points)

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  15. Meeting! Share ideas on what to do with the two Cog Railway cars

    There's a meeting at the MAC - 513 Manitou Ave on July 10 from 6 - 7:30. Come share your ideas and hear others on what to do with the two retired Cog Railway cars the City recently acquired from the...
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    Jun 27, 2019 by Alicia Stoke (220 points)

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