A ski lift is a transport system on inclined ground, used in particular in the winter sports resorts for the Alpine skiing.
The principal types of ski lifts are:
- the Cog railway;
- the Funicular ;
- the Cable car;
- the Funitel;
- the Telpher carrier;
- the Chair-lift;
- the hybrid Chair-lift, also called Combined or in Télémix France;
- the Ski-lift, also called ski-lift or ski-lift or Ski tow .
- the 2" S" and the 3" S"
- Of Japanese engravings of 1200 shows téléportés baskets.
- 1664, the Dutchman Adam Wybe develops a trained conveyer of a nacelle rolling on a cord placed between 2 posts.
- 1834, the Swede Wilhelm Albert creates machines to manufacture long braided steel wire ropes. It is the starting of all transport per cable.
- 1862, first funiculars with Lyon (the String of Lyon, funicular underground of the Street Term to the Cross-Russet-red ) and with Budapest
- 1866, the first cable car
- 1873, the Tram with traction by cable, terrestrial ancestor of the disengageable telpher carriers
- 1908, the first télétraîneau
- 1909, the first téléluge of the German Robert Winterhalder
- 1934, first patents of skis-lift: with rollers by Switzerland Ernest Constam and with disengageable poles by the French Jean Pomagalski whose first model will be installed for the season 1935-1936 with the Alpe d' Huez
- 1937, the first chair-lift of the American Averell Harriman
- 1945, first disengageable chair-lift with Flims in Suisse
- 1951, first telpher carrier with Villard-with-Lans
- 1991, first Funitel with Valley-Thorens
- Gone up mécaniques.net (very documented site)
- Gimar Montaz Mautino
- Seirel Automatisms (electric system)
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