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
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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