Summit Skyride – Stone Mountain, GA

VonRoll built this tramway in 1995-96 to replace a smaller 1962 version.
The bottom terminal and car 2.
Loading/maze area.
Unlike most trams, the motor room is on the loading level.
There are four track ropes total.
Cabin 2 ascending.
Car 1 arrives at the lower terminal.
The entire facility was redone in advance of the 1996 Olympic Games.
System plaque.
The cabins pass half way.
There is only one tower near the summit made up of two masts.
CWA cabin.
The top terminal matches the bottom in many ways.
The lift line seen from tower 1.
Cabin 2.
The tower saddles.
Cars passing above the drive staion.
Car 1.
Side view of the top station.
Top dock area.
Looking into car 1.
Operator control unit.
Upper bullwheels.
Passing the tower.
Vertical rise is just over 700 feet.
The mountain is the site of a controversial carving celebrating the Confederacy.
Both cabins.
The lift line.
Car 1 and tower 1.
The entire middle span.
Doppelmayr Worldbook entry.
Doppelmayr bought VonRoll right around this time.

One thought on “Summit Skyride – Stone Mountain, GA

  1. Phoenix February 15, 2020 / 7:19 pm

    The “I Climbed Stone Mountain” logo on the Dopplemayr Worldbook entry for the tram is a little ironic.

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