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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About Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel at 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way in Palm Springs, California is near the Palm Springs Convention Center, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens.
Take the 12-minute ride on the Aerial Tramway up to 8,516ft (PS15 for adults, PS10 for children).
The construction of aerial tramway will be started immediately after the presentation, he said.
Other little persons are getting out of the aerial tramway in the ski station on the cake.
VOREPPE, France, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After nine months' work the French firm POMA is putting the final touches to the installation of a new aerial tramway in New York City, linking Roosevelt Island to Manhattan.
Armenia Armenia on Saturday opened a U13-million aerial tramway that it claims is the world's longest, beating out a rival in New Mexico.
Why, there even will be an aerial tramway that will whiz workers and materials from land to sea.
Quite a big place with an aerial tramway kind of way to pay ( the money going overhead on a wire to the cashier who sat in state, way above.
But several years later, they did succeed in halting the development of a ninety-acre resort complex destined for the forested slopes and summit of Gros Piton, where guests were to be transported by an aerial tramway.
Locals desperate to escape the heat only have to take the Aerial Tramway cablecar, which rises 8,516ft to the summit of Mount Jacinto.