This unique machine at the Grütschalp terminus is used to transfer the open top containers between the cable car and a flatcar resting on the BLM railway inside the complex. The whole apparatus travels up and down on tracks with its weight offsett by couterweights. The platform rotates and holds equipment similar to a fork lift. The two forks are inserted beneath an open top container to lift, and extend or retract it, beneath the cable car or onto a flatcar. Not readily visible in this photo is a second set of forks on the opposite side of the machine so that it can carry two containers at the same time - Date unknown Anonymous Photographer.
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