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Weekly Roundup: A Lego Cable Car?

Charming, but it doesn't make me want to buy it right now.

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of cable cars, urban gondolas, and cable propelled transit:

  • As part of a plan to rebuild Venezuela’s tourism sector, construction work is under way to reconstruct the Mérida Cable Car – once the longest and highest Aerial Tram in the world.
  • A Lego enthusiast campaigns to have San Francisco’s iconic cable cars immortalized in a Lego set – unfortunately, he’s only imagining it in a hyper-miniaturized and stripped-down form. I say, if you’re going to do it, do it right and go all the way. Give it the full-on treatment that VW’s famous Camper recently received:

Now that's a Lego set I want to buy right now. (In fact, I hate to admit it, but I already did.)

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