The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
Fig. 2 -- Grip Car -- Columbia Railway Co.
August, 2014 Picture of the Month: Columbia Railway grip car (source: "Completion of the Cable System of the Columbia Railway, Washington, D. C.", Street Railway Journal, April, 1895.)

New in August, 2014: On the new Cable Car Lines in the District of Columbia and Baltimore page: Washington DC's Columbia Railway, the last new cable car system built in the United States

Coming in September, 2014: On the Miscellany page: General Beauregard's Cable Car, a new article about an experimental line in New Orleans. Includes lots of photos of streetcars from my recent visit to the Crescent City

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