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Roosevelt Island Tram Inspection

August 28, 2013

The Roosevelt Island Aerial Tramway is a classic reversible aerial passenger tramway that provides transportation between Roosevelt Island and Manhattan.  The tramway operates using a system of wire ropes, hauling machinery and support towers to transport two tram cars back …
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Ferris Wheel for World’s Fair

Hardesty & Hanover designed a 80’ diameter, 96 passenger, welded tubular construction amusement ride for the 1964 World Fair. At the time it was the “World’s Largest Tire” which was also a working Ferris Wheel. It now sits in Detroit …
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Coney Island Parachute Jump

Brooklyn, New York is home to the famous structure—the Coney Island Parachute Jump. Under a contract in the early 1980’s with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, Hardesty & Hanover performed a physical inspection, prepared an analysis, …
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