PESO - Queen at Shaw

P. J. Alling webstertwentysix at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 01:01:18 EDT 2009


The Railway running to the top of Mount Washington in New Hampshire is a 
Cog Railway...

Joseph McAllister wrote:
>
> 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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