Posts Tagged: agricultural ropeways



Farm Ropeways in Japan

After we blogged about portable agricultural cableways last week, we received a number of emails from our readers in response. One of the most interesting messages came from Quentin and he has shared with us a video he found of an aerial farm ropeway operating in Japan. Check it out.

Unfortunately, beyond this video there doesn’t seem to be much information about the history and use of these systems in Japan. However, a similar ropeway seen on Mochi-Kou Machinery website indicates that it’s used to transport oranges and tea from the mountains.

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