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8 edition of Cable car confidential found in the catalog.

Cable car confidential

outrageous, absolutely true stories from San Francisco gripman

by Susan Holtzer

  • 129 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Cable Car Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • San Francisco.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads, Cable,
    • Street-railroads -- California -- San Francisco

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Susan Holtzer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF835 .H65 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551749M
      ISBN 101880192403
      LC Control Number2002000981
      OCLC/WorldCa48876504

      Purchase Cable Car Confidential: The Essential Guide to Cable Cars, Urban Gondolas & Cable Propelled Transit. and start learning about the world's fastest growing transportation technologies. Case Studies / Monorails / Oddities / Other Transit Techs. New cable car systems can operate under wind conditions exceeding 62 mph. They can be equipped with electrical grounding systems, to protect the systems and passengers from lightning strikes. Many of the world's cable car systems operate in extreme cold and heat. Hong Kong and Lisbon have systems that even go across large expanses of water.

      Pewter Cable Car bangle, Cable Car stainless steel bangle, Cable Car charm bracelet, Cable Car bracelet Initial Bangle Pouch Gift Box DeDesBoutique 5 out . This is a study of the American Cable Car, a widely touted form of urban transformation once operated in 29 cities across the United States. The once-promising technology proved inefficient, however, and cable cars were soon replaced by electric trolley cars.

        Take a ride in the past on a vintage cable car in San Francisco. Getty. While the rest of the country mourns the end of summer, San Franciscans get to .   In his book The Cable Car in America, George W Hilton identified four essential features of cable car technology: The grip, the cable, the conduit and the powerhouse. The grip is a physical device that allows the operator of the cable car, who is.


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About this Item: Mike Roberts, Berkeley, California undated. stapled softcover, 5¾" x 9", with printed card covers The first San Francicso Cable Car made its maiden run in ; a duplicate of the original vehicle was built from the original plans a hundred years later, and put into service on Hyde Street.

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