aerial tramway


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aerial tramway

[′e·rē·əl ′tram‚wā]
(mechanical engineering)
A system for transporting bulk materials that consists of one or more cables supported by steel towers and is capable of carrying a traveling carriage from which loaded buckets can be lowered or raised. Also known as aerial cableway; aerial ropeway.
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NPCA believes the exact opposite may be true by installing a permanent aerial tramway.
Until the system is complete, ore is hauled to the mill by either the aerial tramway or through ore-passes Nos.
The Sandias provide a multitude of recreational opportunities for Albuquerque: skiing; hiking; picnicking; an aerial tramway ride to the crest, where two restaurants await; and scenic driving.
The new aerial tramway will replace the existing aerial tramway from 1963 (model years 1960-1962).
PAL had arranged a day tour to Palm Springs Aerial Tramway for some snow sighting and views of the Chino Canyon from 8,516 feet up.
9 Franconia Notch Aerial Tramway, Lafayette Place Cafe,
Located at the foothill of Jaworzyna Krynicka mountain, the hotel will be linked with the nearby aerial tramway station by its own chairlift next year.
The prime perch to take it all in is from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.
Both the initial House and Senate budget proposals call for the agency to cease operating seven state parks scattered across the state - from Lockhart State Park to Big Spring State Park in Howard County to the Wyler Aerial Tramway in El Paso.
On shore, crews will build an aerial tramway to move workers and materials from land to sea, running a tram car along a heavy wire cable between the tower and one of the barges.
At this time of year (February) the mornings can be spent toasting by the pool, and the afternoons tobogganing, courtesy of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway which whisks you up 8,516 feet to the snowy top of the San Jacinto mountain in about 12 minutes.