Funicular

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A funicular railroad is a type of cable railroad, especially one on a mountainside, in which ascending and descending cars are counterbalanced.

Etymology: Mid 17th century (in the sense 'of or like a cord or thread'): from Latin funiculus (diminutive of funis 'rope') + -ar.

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11th Street Stairs Arch (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890 to cross a funicular railway. Railway abandoned 1927, and later converted to a staiway
Stone arch bridge over Stairway on Driveway
Open to traffic

Bridge over Incline (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1970
Beam bridge over Lookout Mountain Incline Railway on Lookout Mountain Scenic Hwy. / Tenn. 148
Open to traffic

Duquesne Incline (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877; Closed 1962; Re-opened 1963
Girder bridge up Mount Washington
Open to traffic

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway Overpass #1 (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1930
Steel stringer bridge carrying Lookout Mountain Incline Railway over Old Mountain Road (NFA A848)
Open

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway Overpass #2 (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1930
Timber stringer bridge carrying Lookout Mountain Incline Railway over Old Mountain Road (NFA A848)
Open

Monongahela Incline (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; Renovated 1882-83, 1993 & 1994
Bridge up Mount Washington on Inclined Rail
Open to traffic

Royal Gorge Incline Railway (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1932; Severely burned & Closed June 2013
Bridge on Railway
Closed due to fire damage