Sentence Examples


  • Above the plain, commanding splendid views, and is approached on the east by a funicular railway from the station.
  • A climate station is established on the hill of Brunate (2350 ft.) above the town to the E., reached by a funicular railway.
  • The river is here crossed by two iron bridges, and one stone and one timber bridge, and the upper and lower towns are connected by a funicular railway.
  • Above Locarno is the romantically situated sanctuary of the Madonna del Sasso (now rendered easily accessible by a funicular railway) that commands a glorious view over the lake and the surrounding country.
  • For longer bridges the funicular polygon affords a method of determining maximum bending moments which is perhaps more convenient.