The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

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

November, 2017 Picture of the Month: "PICKETERS dressed as a Gay Nineties dancer, fashion model, 'beatnik' and flapper board cable car to tell San Franciscans of McLendon's new good music station, KABL." (source: Sponsor, 20-June-1959).

New in November, 2017: On the Old-Time Radio Shows Which Feature Cable Cars page: New items about San Francisco Bay Area Radio Stations and The Owl Drug Company's jingle.

Coming in December, 2017: On the San Francisco page: A review of San Francisco's Transportation Octopus, the Market Street Railway of 1893, a new book by Emiliano Echeverria, Michael Dolgushkin and Walter Rice. Also a ten and twenty year update on San Francisco's Market Street Cable Railway.

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The Cable Car Home Page
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.

The Cable Car Home Page


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