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Lincoln in Grafton County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The First Passenger Carrying Aerial Tramway in North America

 
 
The First Passenger Carrying Aerial Tramway in North America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 22, 2016
1. The First Passenger Carrying Aerial Tramway in North America Marker
Inscription. The First Passenger Carrying Aerial Tramway in North America was erected on Cannon Mountain in Franconia Notch in 1938. When loaded, this tramcar carried 27 passengers to the summit of cannon mountain in 9 minutes. This type of car had served 42 years when it was replaced by a newer version in 1980.
 
Erected by Clark's Trading Post.
 
Location. 44° 2.982′ N, 71° 41.193′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, New Hampshire, in Grafton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Daniel Webster Highway (U.S. 3) and Connector Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at Clark's Trading Post; admission fee required. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Lincoln NH 03251, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Borasaurus (a few steps from this marker); Quinten E. Mulleavey (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clark's Bridge (about 700 feet away); The Bear Show (about 700 feet away); Betty and Barney Hill Incident (approx. 2.5 miles away); Franconia Range
Marker & Tramway Car image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 22, 2016
2. Marker & Tramway Car
(approx. 3.3 miles away); A Bit of History (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Flume (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Also see . . .  Clark's Trading Post. (Submitted on August 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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