The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
cable train on loop

March, 2017 Picture of the Month: The north end loop of the Grand Avenue Railway, showing the congested conditions in that area. (source: Street Railways: Their Construction, Operation and Maintenance by CB Fairchild).

New in March, 2017: On the Kansas City page: More about the Grand Avenue Railway of Kansas City. A ten-year update. More images and contemporary newspaper articles.

Also New in March, 2017: On the Kansas City page: "The Street Railway Situation in the Two Kansas Cities", Street Railway Journal, October, 1900. A magazine article about the situation in Kansas City during the transition from cable to electric traction.

Coming in April, 2017: An update to the Cable Car Kitsch page.

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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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