Aerial or wire-rope tramways

their construction and management.
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Aerial wire rope tramways. [Chicago, ©] (OCoLC) Online version: American Steel & Wire Co. Aerial wire rope tramways. [Chicago, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Steel & Wire Co.

OCLC Number: Notes: On cover: Aerial tramways. Description:[1] pages illustrations 29 cm. Riding the High Wire is the first comprehensive history of aerial mine tramways in the American West, describing their place in the evolution of mining after Robert A. Trennert shows how the mid-nineteenth century development of wire rope manufacturing made it possible for American entrepreneurs such as Andrew S.

Hallidie and Charles Huson to begin erecting single-rope /5(10). Before buying this book, the reader should first purchase "Aerial or wire rope-ways" by the same author, as the latter book covers more of the basics than "Aerial tramways." Also the two books duplicate and overlap each other for about 50% of the content/5(2).

There is one book that stands out and that is “Riding the High Wire Aerial Mine Tramways in the West”, by Dr.

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Robert A. Trennert. This book is a virtual gold mine of information on mining tramways. It is thorough with its discussion of the history and locations of mining tramways in the west, including Arizona. Aerial or wire rope-ways: their construction and management / (London: C.

Lockwood, ), by A. Wallis-Tayler (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) The Bleichert system of aerial tramways. Reversible aerial tramways. Aerial tramways of special design. (Trenton, N. Riding the High Wire is the first comprehensive history of aerial mine tramways in the American West, describing their place in the evolution of mining after Robert A.

Trennert shows how the mid-nineteenth century development of wire rope manufacturing made it possible for American entrepreneurs such as Andrew S. Hallidie and Charles Huson to begin erecting single-rope. rope, tramway, wire, practical, carrier, cloth, tramways, aerial, crown, ropes, carrying Aerial or wire-rope tramways book, fixed carrying, wire ropes, fixed rope, driving rope, practical treatise, endless rope, rope tramway, hauling rope, wire rope Publisher Lockwood Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Pages: Get this from a library.

Aerial or wire-rope tramways: their construction and management. [A J Wallis-Tayler] -- A treatise on the construction and workings of aerial or wire rope tramways.

Includes some drawings. (lg). Aerial Or Wire-rope Tramways: Their Construction and Management Item Preview. The Bleichert company also built hundreds of aerial tramways for both the Imperial German Army and the Wehrmacht.

In the last half of the 19th century, wire rope systems were used as a means of transmitting mechanical power including for the new cable cars. Wire rope systems cost one-tenth as much and had lower friction losses than line shafts. Bethlehem Wire Rope for Bridges, Towers, Aerial Tramways, and Structures.

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An aerial tramway, sky tram, cable car, ropeway or aerial tram is a type of aerial lift which uses one or two stationary ropes for support while a third moving rope provides propulsion.

[failed verification] With this form of lift, the grip of an aerial tramway cabin is fixed onto the propulsion rope and cannot be decoupled from it during comparison to gondola lifts, aerial.

This is the first comprehensive history of aerial mine tramways in the American West, describing their place in the evolution of mining after Robert A Trennert shows how the mid-nineteenth century development of wire rope manufacturing made it possible for American entrepreneurs such as Andrew S Hallidie and Charles Huson to begin.

The safety standard for ski chair lifts, as well as other aerial passenger ropeways and tows, has been revised.

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The current version is ANSI B – Passenger Ropeways – Aerial Tramways, Aerial Lifts, Surface Lifts, Tows and Conveyors – Safety Standard. While not as actively used as cars, planes, or trains, passenger ropeways are an incredibly useful means of.

Aerial tramways evolved from the European introduction of wire rope in the s, which replaced hemp rope previously used on ships.

Wire. American wire rope catalogue and hand book. ([New York] American steel & wire company, c), by American Steel & Wire Co (page images at HathiTrust) Bethlehem wire rope for bridges, towers, aerial tramways, and structures.

An Aerial Tramway is a device for transporting material in receptacles over wire ropes supported at various elevations above the ground by means of posts or standards. Wire rope has been known for many centuries, and there is a drawing of a ropeway appearing in a book dated Author: John William Piper.

The company was also responsible for building lots aerial tramways for both the Wehrmacht and the Imperial German Army. In the second half of 19th century, wire rope systems were used to transmit mechanical power, including new cable cars.

Wire rope systems are relatively cheap, costing one-tenth as line shafts. It also featured lower friction. Headings range from Aerial Wire Rope Conveyors to Information on Incline Planes. A reference table that covers diameter, strength and weight of ropes is located on the last two pages.

Types of ropes, which ones you should use, and the effects of different attributes upon the ropes (such as groove design) are all included. Riding the High Wire is the first comprehensive history of aerial mine tramways in the American West, describing their place in the evolution of mining after Robert A.

Trennert shows how the mid-nineteenth century development of wire rope manufacturing made it possible for American entrepreneurs such as Andrew S. Hallidie and Charles Huson to begin erecting.

Aerial or Wire-Rope Tramways: Their Construction and Management Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Write a review Alexander James Wallis-TaylerBrand: Alexander James Wallis-Tayler. Below is a technology overview of aerial ropeways. Aerial ropeway is the term used by the industry to describe the use of wire rope to transport material and people.

This includes aerial trams, gondolas, chair lifts, and funicular technologies, which are all part of the same transportation family. Ropeways in the United StatesFile Size: 1MB. ANSIBaPassenger Ropeways - Aerial Tramways, Aerial Lifts, Surface Lifts, Tows and Conveyors - Safety Requirements-This document establishes a standa.

Roebling’s company expanded, as did the demand for wire rope, until it became one of the largest producers of iron and steel rope used in building bridges during the 19th century. One of Roebling’s friends and competitors, Peter Cooper, began dabbling in aerial tramways to transport materials for factories on the East Coast.

Bleichert System of Aerial Tramways by William Hewitt. Title Bleichert System of Aerial Tramways. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the Rating: % positive.

“ Wire rope tramways with special reference to the Bleichert patent system”, Edmund Gybbon Spilsbury, “ Wire rope transportation in all its branches”, Trenton Iron Co. “ The Bleichert system of aerial tramways”, “ Across the.

Created Date: 1/9/ PMFile Size: 3MB. wire rope suffers from being bent and the smaller the bend radius the shorter the rope life. For a 26mm wire rope to escape bend fatigue the winch drum or block sheaves over which it runs would need a mini-mum diameter of over metres.

This is clearly impractical in many applications, and unnecessary ifFile Size: 2MB. The Hallidie Ropeway consists of a single endless moving wire rope or cable passing around horizontal grip pulleys at each end of the tramway and is supported at intervals by towers using vertical pulleys or sheaves.

To this endless ropeway aerial ore cars are secured and as the rope travels it moves the cars and their ore with it. Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject.

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Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. By the s, wire and wire rope were also produced for shipping and railway use, soon to be followed by recently developed technologies in electrical transmission, telegraphs, and elevators.

Mining and cable cars also used the wire rope. Soon, the tramways and construction of the Panama Canal employed Roebling wire ropes.Bruntons Wire Rope Catalog Don Sayenga BWR Book Aerial Tramways Wayne Kirkland, Wirerope ASW Cat The Wire Rope Users Handbook - Logging Section Wayne Kirkland, Wirerope AC Book Aerial Tramways Walter Harmon ASW Book Hazard Wire Rope General Price List Don Sayenga HZ Book Bruntons Wire Rope Catalog Don .Riding the High Wire is the first comprehensive history of aerial mine tramways in the American West, describing their place in the evolution of mining after Robert A.

Trennert shows how the mid-nineteenth century development of wire rope manufacturing made it possible for American entrepreneurs such as Andrew S.

Hallidie and Charles.