King Pine – Sugarloaf, ME Drive terminal. This was replaced by a Doppelmayr terminal in 2015. Top bullwheel. Bottom terminal and lift line. Top unload. View down the lift line. Lower lift line. Breakover towers. In 2015, King Pine got a new Doppelmayr drive-tension terminal following a rollback incident. New Doppelmayr controls. Old portal tower on new foundations. Bottom terminal overview. Side view of the bottom. Six years after the new terminal was added, Partek was hired to add an extra tower between the portal and tower 1. Lone Partek tower on a Borvig/Doppelmayr lift. Tower 0.5. The tower labelled as 1 is actually the third tower. Share this:EmailTwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading...
I don’t get to Sugarloaf as often as I wish, but the last time I was here (2020) it was down for the weekend due to mechanical issues, and I just spent the past four days this year (mid-week) and it was down for two of those days. Is it always that unreliable?
If they just got Partek to make them a new tower how come they didnt just get Partek to replace the drive? It would allow more parts commonality