The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
Prince Charles on cable car

October, 2022 Picture of the Month: "Plainclothes security men hang onto cable car and policeman blocks route as cable car whisks Prince Charles through Financial District." Official San Francisco greeter Cyril Magnin rides next to him. (Source: Examiner photo by Bob Bryant. San Francisco Examiner, 28-October-1977 All Rights Reserved.)

New in October, 2022: On the More Muni Photos page: Charles, then Prince of Wales visited San Francisco in October, 1977 and rode on California Street cable car 54. He became King Charles III when his mother died in September, 2022.

Coming in November, 2022: On the Cable Car Lines in New York and New Jersey page: A ten- and twenty-year update about Manhattan's Third Avenue Railroad.

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

November, 2021 is 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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