National Geographic : 1933 May
Official photograph, U.S.Army Air Corps TO THESE HIGH-PLYING ARMY BOMBERS PIKES PEAK SUGGESTS A SERIES OP GIANT MOLEHILLS Due to the elevation of the surrounding country and to the many higher mountains in Colorado, Pikes Peak (14,110 feet) isnotimpressive from theair. The rugged eastern face of the mountain is shown in this view with the white line of the cog railroad climbing up from thelower right. The topofthemountain is the blunt cone on a level with the lower wing of the right airplane. In the far distance is the Continental Divide inthe main range oftheRockies.