Ketchikan Alaska Funicular Rail Car
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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 55° 20.548 W 131° 38.573
9U E 332402 N 6136082
Quick Description: Only $2 to ride up to the top of this hill. The coords were taken from the bottom of the tram.
Location: Alaska, United States
Date Posted: 9/6/2007 11:07:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM259A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
Views: 276

Long Description:
From what I understand, the view up there is fabulous! We didn't take the funicular... we hiked it.

The Cape Fox Hill-Creek Street Funicular (known as "the tram"), a sort of diagonal elevator, runs 211 feet from the boardwalk up to the Westcoast Cape Fox Lodge on top of the hill. Take it up and then enjoy the walk down through the woods. The summertime fare is $2, but if no one is around, just press the "up" button and go.
Seasonal?: Not known

Length of Track: 211 feet

Angle of Incline: steep

Elevation: 130 feet

Funicular's Official Website: Not listed

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