Cable Car System

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Chicago City Railway
... The Chicago City Railway was a cable car system, designed by William Eppelsheimer and opened in Chicago in 1882 ... This system was to become, for a while, the largest and most profitable cable car system in the world ... Counter to some people's expectations, the cable cars did not suffer much from the elements, and the harsher Chicago climate was no problem for them ...
Cable Car (railway) - History
... The first cable-operated railway, employing a moving rope and iron claws on the cars, was the London and Blackwall Railway, which opened in east London, England ... However the rope available at the time proved too susceptible to wear and the system was abandoned in favour of steam locomotives after eight years ... Though there may have been earlier attempts to pull cars by endless ropes, the first cable car installation in operation was the West Side and Yonkers Patent Railway in New ...
Transport In The United Arab Emirates
... Let's start with the car ... A car is the most available type of transportation ... Each emirates person has their own car ...
Telemetry - Applications - Motor Racing
... interpret data collected during a test or race and use it to properly tune the car for optimum performance ... Systems used in series such as Formula One have become advanced to the point where the potential lap time of the car can be calculated, and this time is ... Examples of measurements on a race car include accelerations (G forces) in 3 axes, temperature readings, wheel speed and suspension displacement ...
John Kennedy Toole - Death
... Items found in Toole's car show that he drove to California where he visited the Hearst family mansion and then to Milledgeville, Georgia ... committed suicide by running a garden hose from the exhaust pipe in through the window of his car on March 26, 1969 ... His car and person were immaculately clean, and the police officers who found him reported that his face showed no signs of distress ...

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