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Funicular

Society: ASMEMain Category: MechanicalEra: 1880-1889DateCreated: 1879Grandhotel GiessbachGiessbachCountry: SwitzerlandWebsite: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/engineering-history/landmarks/259-funicular-giessbach, https://www.giessbach.ch/en/historical-funicular-railway.htmlCreator: Abt, Carl Roman

The first funicular to employ a single, two-rail track along its entire length, with a short passing track.

 

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2015
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Martin Abegglen (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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