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McCarthy cable tram 1996

The hand-pulled open-plaform cable tram across the Kennicott River in 1996


McCarthy cable tram 1996

The old cable tram. In 1997 it was replaced by a footbridge


McCarthy cable tram station 1996

McCarthy cable tram station 1996





The footbridge across the Kennicott River that replaced the hand-pulled cable tram in 1997. There still is no vehicle access across the river. Locals drive their cars over the ice of the frozen river in winter.

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photo: The Milepost