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By tram to the summit

Peter M. Smith

By tram to the summit

a pictorial guide to the Great Orme Tramway, Llandudno, Britain"s only acble hauled street tramway.

by Peter M. Smith

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Published by North Wales Tramway Museum Association in Colwyn Bay .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17427253M
ISBN 100950882402
OCLC/WorldCa20847841

The Estes Park Aerial Tramway was designed and built by Robert Heron. Mr. Heron became involved with tramway during World War Two. The 10th Mountain Division contracted the engineering company Mr. Heron worked for to design a portable tramway for use in Italy and Germany. Booking a trip on the Great Orme Tramway is an exciting day out for schools or groups. You will meet your Country Park Warden at the summit of the Great Orme or at the Copper Mines and the walk will last around an hour and a half. If you’d like to book a group visit to the Great Orme Tramway just call or email using the details below Location: Victoria Station, Church Walks, Llandudno, LL30 2NB. Summit Elevation of Hidden Peak is feet, not as shown above. Approach From Enterprise Oregon, go south to Joseph and go right through town (obeying the speed limit due to local fundraiser who uses a radar gun) following the signs to Lake Wallowa State Park, about 6 a junction that leads right into the State Park, take the left and go about 1/4 mile or so to a parking lot for 74%(4). Great Orme tram on the steep hill into and out of Llandudno (geograph ).jpg × ; 92 KB Great Orme tramcar - - jpg × ; 73 KB Great Orme Tramway ().jpg 5, × 3,; 6 MBInstance of: funicular, tram system.


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