The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
Fillmore Hill Counterbalance Multiple Unit
April, 2015 Picture of the Month: Fillmore Hill Counterbalance cars coupled together to run in Multiple Unit for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. (Source: "Two-Car Trains on 25 Per Cent Grade," Electric Railway Journal, 22-May-1915.)

New in April, 2015: On the San Francisco Page: More about the Fillmore Hill Counterbalance and the the centennial of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition.

Also new in April, 2015: On the Kitsch Page: More collectible cable car junk.

Coming in May, 2015: On the new Cable Cars in Saint Louis Page: A new article about the Peoples Railway

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