Origin of inclined plane
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Inclined-plane railways ascend it, and there is a hotel at the top, and also another railway along the crest of the ridge.
They are reached by inclined-plane railways from the lower grounds, as well as by winding roadways.
Various streets and stairways mount the great Quebec rock in zigzags, and there is also an inclined-plane passenger elevator.America, Volume IV (of 6)
Mount Pisgah rises high above, crowned with the chimneys of the machine-house of an inclined-plane railway.America, Volume I (of 6)
Inclined-plane railways are constructed up the face of this hill, and mounting to the top, there is a superb view over the town.America, Volume II (of 6)