The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
San Francisco's Octopus

December, 2017 Picture of the Month: The cover of San Francisco's Transportation Octopus, the Market Street Railway of 1893, a new book by Emiliano Echeverria, Michael Dolgushkin and Walter Rice

New in December, 2017: On the Market Street Cable Railway 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.

Also new in December, 2017: On the Who page: Remembering Walter Rice, who passed away ten years ago this month. He made more contributions to this website and my education than I can list.

Also new in December, 2017: With Christmas coming, it's a good time to visit Joe Lacey's article Christmas on the Cables, and the Decorated Cable Cars page. On the Christmas on the Cable page, I added some cable car Christmas ornaments.

Coming in January, 2018: On the California Street Cable Railroad page: A ten and twenty year update on the California Street Cable Railroad, San Francisco's last private operator of public transit.

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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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