PESO - Queen at Shaw

Joseph McAllister pentaxian at
Mon Oct 12 18:24:48 EDT 2009

On Oct 12, 2009, at 15:16 , Joseph McAllister wrote:

> A Tram is a usually a large gondola car hanging from and moved by  
> wires to which it is fastened either permanently or by grippers to  
> transport users over any ground level obstacles. It can also be a  
> railcar that is fashioned to climb a very steep mountain or hill,  
> some powered by their own motive power and a counterweight, some by  
> cable drive powered at the top or bottom of the run.

Sorry, forgot to add that a Tram used to climb steep hills is also  
known as a "Funicular Railway".

Joseph McAllister
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