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Funicular A funicular uses the technology of an elevator, it have a cable pulling a car up and the technology of a railroad, a car on a track.
Funicular A funicular uses the technology of an elevator, it have a cable pulling a car up and the technology of a railroad, a car on a track.

Funicular A funicular uses the technology of an elevator, it have a cable pulling a car up and the technology of a railroad, a car on a track.

Created in the 15th century as a way of getting people and things up steep hillsides, the funicular now is more likely to carry skiers to the top of a mountain.

In the United States, they are often referred to as incline railways.

The common trains could never travel up such a steep incline because the steel train wheels don't have enough traction against steel rails.

Trains that do climb mountains go up tracks that spiral around the mountain or go through many switchbacks.

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  1. See Wikipedia Funicular [1]
  2. Funicular Cars Passing FLICKR [2]

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