Origin of ropeway
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The motive power required for a ropeway will vary with the conditions.
The prime cost of a ropeway is usually moderate, though of course it varies with the ground and other local conditions.
A ropeway may be carried over ground over which rails could only be laid at enormous cost.
Modern ropeways worked with wire ropes date from about 1860, when a ropeway was erected in the Harz Mountains.
The power absorbed by a ropeway is relatively moderate, and under special conditions may be nil.