Origin of ropeway
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The ropeway has a daily carrying capacity of 60 tons in one direction and of 30 tons in the other.
A ropeway may be carried over ground over which rails could only be laid at enormous cost.
Prior to the establishment of this ropeway the logs were sent down a circuitous mountain track on bullock carts.
We have already noticed that it differs from the ropeway in that it has to hoist and discharge its burdens as well as convey them.
Modern ropeways worked with wire ropes date from about 1860, when a ropeway was erected in the Harz Mountains.