Seilbahn or Cable Car?
The English call it a cable car, the Americans say aerial tramway and the Japanese refer to it as the Ropeway. For the Germans, it’s Seilbahn.
The prototype of the Seilbahn or cable car was first built in 1644 basically to move soil to build defenses up in the hills. In the 1860s, it became the most efficient means to transport ore mined from high mountains to the lower ground levels in the mines of North and South
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