Home built funicular in Tennessee

Martin Hodge built its own funicular to link his house to the bank of the lake. It is located in the U.S. in east Tennessee.

Un funiculaire 'fait maison' dans le Tennessee

Martin Hodge a construit lui-même  son propre funiculaire pour relier sa maison au lac situé en contrebas. Il est situé dans l'est du Tennessee.

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Satellite View.
Vue satellite.

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The track the the wooden rails.
La voie unique composée de rails en bois. 

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The engine shelter and the cabin at the top of the track.
L'abri moteur et le chariot en haut de la voie.

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The interior of the engine room.
L'intérieur de l'abri moteur.

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The car… which is built as stairs! Note the black radio remote control which is use on the cabin to command the funicular!
La cabine… construite comme un escalier. Noter la radio-télécommande noire qui sert à commander le funiculaire!

Martin Hodge invites others to contact him if they would like to submit pictures of their home built funiculars.  He will provide them a gallery for free.
Martin Hodge invite à le contacter tout ceux qui ont construit eux mêmes leur propre funiculaire. Il leur propose une gallerie gratuite sur son site.

Martin Hodge's email: mhodge "at" innocent "dot" com

More photos on Martin Hodge's web site www.homebuiltfunicular.com


I already know two other homemade funiculars / Je connais déjà deux autres funiculaires construits de la main de son propriétaire:

Larry Berg's funicular (Murphy, Oregon)

Jeff Johnson's funicular (Butler, Tennessee)

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