The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
Two cars on the great Portland Heights trestle. -- Portland

February, 2023 Picture of the Month: Two cars of the Portland Cable Railway pass on the trestle's 20% grade. (Source: "Portland, Tacoma, Seattle, Everett, Astoria," The Street Railway Journal, May, 1893. Volume IX, Number 5.)

New in February, 2023: On the Cable Cars in the Pacific Northwest page: More pictures and information about cable cars in Portland, Oregon, including newspaper accounts of the operations of the company.

Coming in March, 2023: On the Cable Cars in the Pacific Northwest page: More pictures and information about the Tacoma Railway and Motor Company

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The Cable Car Home Page 25 Years
1996 -- The Cable Car Home Page - 25 Years -- 2021

November, 2021 was the 25th anniversary of this website.
I wish I had written down the date I started it.

The Cable Car Home Page 25 Years


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