Chair Lift – Tweetsie Railroad, NC

The drive station is located inside a mining-themed building.
Leaving the bottom station.
The carriers are very unique.
Tower 1.
All of the towers have sheaves above and below the rope.
Riding up at tower 3.
Upper half of the line.
View down the line.
The last tower, number 6.
Counterweight structure behind the top terminal.
The upper terminal building.
There is an observation deck above the upper terminal.
Unloading area.
Top bullwheel.
View up at tower 2.
The first part of the line.
A unique tower design.
Middle part of the lift line.
Side view of a tower.
The lower terminal.
The entire line.

2 thoughts on “Chair Lift – Tweetsie Railroad, NC

  1. reaperskier October 28, 2019 / 12:13 pm

    I think this might be a goforth brothers double chair.


    • skier72 October 28, 2019 / 12:55 pm

      That’s what I was thinking. The towers are similar to the abandoned funtown mountain Goforth Brothers lift, and the chair design is similar to that one.


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