Aerial Tram – Heavenly, CA

Bottom dock on the California side of Heavenly.
Tram car, hanger and carriage.
View up the line.
50-passenger car #2.
This tramway has only two towers.
Old school top terminal building.
Car one above tower two.
Top dock.
Tower 2.
Car 2 and tower 1.
The longest of the three spans is between the bottom dock and tower 1.
Tall tower 1.
Car 2 and tower 1.
Swoboda cabin.
Car 2 in the top dock.
Tower 2 and car 2.
The halfway point.
Car 2.
Car 1 stops on tower 1 to pick up a mechanic.
Car 1 passes tower 1.
Cabin and carriage.
Upgraded Frey controls.
The fly by.
On the top dock.

4 thoughts on “Aerial Tram – Heavenly, CA

  1. snowbasinlocal12894 August 19, 2018 / 11:35 am

    What is the big red handle for in the corner where the operator sits? Emergency shutdown?


    • Billy B. October 25, 2019 / 4:06 pm

      I believe that handle is for the track rope brake, which can be used by the operator to stop the cabin on the track ropes if an emergency issue occurs with the haul rope.


  2. Teddy's Lift World February 26, 2020 / 7:26 pm

    What’s the point of such a random tram like this? Doesn’t seem like it needed to be a tram.


  3. marklundberg322 March 14, 2020 / 2:33 pm

    CWA cabins.


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