Chairlift – Turner Mountain, MT

This lift replaced an old wooden-built T-Bar in 2001 using parts from Stevens Pass and other areas in the Northwest.
The bottom terminal has the drive and hydraulic tensioning.
In this photo, the lift is rigged for a splice.
Ford auxiliary. The lift normally runs on electric power from a nearby generator.
Motor room.
Mid-station offload.
View down from midway.
The line follows the same path the T-Bar did.
Another view towards the base.
Middle section of the lift line.
View down at tower 20.
The lift line is just over 5000 feet.
Upper part of the line.
Line overview.
Breakover towers.
Return station controls.
Towers 29-31.
Fixed return bullwheel up top.
Summit overview.
Bottom station and towers 1-2.
Line seen from the road to Turner.

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