The Peak Tram – the Abt Passing Loop , 1879 invention

James Chan: Re the recent article Peak Tram: The Ward Leonard System installed 1926 I found this which I think must have been used in building the Peak Tram.

Peak Tram - Abt Passing Loop

This article was first posted on 14th June 2014.


  1. Colorado School of Mines: Advanced funicular technology – page 3 the Abt Passing Loop

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