Sunday, December 03, 2006

A 4-Part History of the Aerial Tram

Portland is nearing completion on its aerial tram project. Next Friday, Sam Adams will test the rescue system by going out the side on a rope, to reassure the citizens of Portland that they are safe should the tram become stuck 140 feet above our city.
How did we get here? The following 4 posts are a look back at the tram's history, brought to you by the Portland Freelancer. Enjoy.


At 1:52 PM, Blogger b!X said...

Next Friday? As in the 8th? Figures they'd pick one of the days I'll be out of town.

At 4:43 PM, Blogger Bill McDonald said...

That's from Phil Standford's column.

At 4:46 PM, Blogger Bill McDonald said...

Whoops, make that Phil Stanford.

b!X, I'm glad you commented here, and in case you're wondering why I don't comment on your new site as I used to on your original: My eyes do weird things with the white on black print, and yes, I am embarrassed to admit it.

At 8:09 PM, Blogger b!X said...

That's fairly typical when it comes to the new site. I wouldn't worry about it, heh.

At 2:32 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can you get wi-fi reception on the Tram?

Do you suppose someone will blog it live on the opening day.

How long does a single fare last if you don't disembark.


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