The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
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August, 2018 Picture of the Month: At the corner of Montgomery and Washington, Presidio and Ferries customers transferred from Washington/Jackson horse cars to cable trains that ran out Columbus to Union and then out Union to Steiner. Photo circa 1890. (Source: OpenSFHistory / wnp26.335.jpg).

New in August, 2018: On the Presidio and Ferries Railway page: A ten and twenty year update on San Francisco's Presidio and Ferries Railway, which built the first cable car line with a curve.

Also New in August, 2018: On the Other Cities page: Thank you to Bob Vennerbeck for letting me know about the discovery of a section of conduit from the Providence Cable Tramway.

Coming in September, 2018: On the Omnibus Railroad & Cable Company page: A ten and twenty year update on San Francisco's Omnibus Railroad and Cable Company, which built the last new cable car system in San Francisco.

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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.

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