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Battle of the Build: Tram Stats

Battle of the Build: Tram Stats

posted: 07/31/2008
  Original Tram 
New Tram 
Original Construction Time: 26 months (May 1964 - July 1966) April 2007 - December 2008
Maiden Voyage: July 31, 1966 Coming December 2008!
Type of Lift: Double reversible (or jig-back) tram Double reversible (or jig-back) tram
Length: 12,600 ft / 3,840 m (Slope); 11,895 ft / 3,626 m (Horizontal) 12,463 ft.
Vertical Rise: 4,139 ft / 1,262 m 4,139 ft / 1,262 m
Lower Terminal Elevation: 6,311 ft. 6,311 ft.
Upper Terminal Elevation: 10,450 ft. 10,450 ft.
Number of Towers: 5 5
Carrier Type: Enclosed cabin by Swoboda of Austria; New Cabins installed December
CWA cabins, Switzerland
Cabin Capacity: 52 (Winter); 45 (Summer) 100 +1 operator
Uphill Capacity: approx. 300 per hour 650 per hour
Max Travel Speed: 1575 ft/min (8 m/s) 1970 ft/min (10 m/s)
Ride Time: 10.5 min (approx.) 9 min (approx.)
Funding: 2/3 funded by federal money. Nearly $1million
(of an original $1.6m budget) came from a government program (Area Redevelopment
Administration) that loaned funds to seasonally depressed communities.
100% funded by resort ownership
Power: 1000 hp 1970 hp (1467 kw)
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