The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
Chicago Day

October, 2018 Picture of the Month: The Chicago City Railway's Wabash/Cottage Grove Avenue cable trains carry crush loads of passengers to Chicago Day at the World's Columbian Exposition on 09-October-1893. (source: The Scientific American, January 27, 1894).

New in October, 2018: On the Chicago page: The 125th anniversary of Chicago Day at the World's Columbian Exposition. A new page about the Exposition and its transportation options.

Also New in October, 2018: On the San Francisco page: A ten and twenty year update on San Francisco's Telegraph Hill Railroad, a funicular which climbed Greenwich Street to the top of Telegraph Hill. Includes contemporary newspaper articles.

Coming in November, 2018: On the San Francisco page: A ten and twenty year update on San Francisco's Fillmore Hill Counterbalance, which carried passengers up and down one of the steepest hills in the city.

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1996 -- The Cable Car Home Page - 20 Years -- 2016

November, 2016 marked the 20th anniversary of this website.
I wish I had written down the date I started it.

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