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18 Advantages of a Hill Tram

18 Advantages of a Hill Tram

Everyone has different needs and wants. Each home is different. Your reasons for wanting a specific tool is unique to only you. If you're looking at a hill tram for your home, you might have one immediate need in mind. But there are a multitude of reasons that you...

Environmental Benefits of a Hill Elevator

Environmental Benefits of a Hill Elevator

Everyone dreams of building their ideal home or remodeling their house into the perfect home.  As these dreams come into focus, there are lots of changes inside and out.  Any changes must be looked at carefully.  Exterior changes can alter your local environment. If...

Showcase System: NorthShore Marina Lake Tram Systems

Showcase System: NorthShore Marina Lake Tram Systems

Project Location: Jonestown, Texas System Length: 130 Feet Incline Angles: 43 Degrees & 30 Degrees System: 7.5 H.P. Traction Drive and 10 H.P. Traction Drive Dealer: Austin Dock and Tram Special Features: NorthShore Marina at the Hollows incorporates...

What to Look for in a Tram

What to Look for in a Tram

Do you have a home or cottage on a steep hill? Do you think there has to be a better way to access your lake without hiking up and down stairs?  There is, a lake tram will make your life much easier. If your lake has steep shoreline hills, you may have seen some...

A History and Definition of Funicular

A History and Definition of Funicular

Imagine living in a large city and heading to work or out for a day on the town back in the early 1900’s.  You might take the horse and buggy, but more than likely you would walk or take a streetcar. If your travels include a steep incline, you might have a really...

Showcase System: Scorpion Bay Marina Incline Elevator

Showcase System: Scorpion Bay Marina Incline Elevator

Project Location: Peoria, Arizona System Length: 200 Feet Incline Angle: 24 Degrees System: Dual 5 H.P. Traction Drive Systems Dealer: Marine Innovations Special Features: Scorpion Bay Marina incorporates two 2000 pound incline elevator systems to...

Showcase System: Rough Hollow Yacht Club and Marina Tram System

Showcase System: Rough Hollow Yacht Club and Marina Tram System

Project Location: Lakeway, Texas System Length: 180 Feet Incline Angle: 38 Degrees System: Dual 5 H.P. Traction Drive Systems Dealer: Austin Dock and Tram Special Features: Rough Hollows Yacht Club and Marina incorporates two marina tram systems to...

How Safe is a Marine Innovations Hillside Trolley?

How Safe is a Marine Innovations Hillside Trolley?

“How safe is a Marine Innovations Hillside Trolley?” you ask.  The simple answer is: the safest in the industry. The long answer could go on for days.  We’ll break down the larger points. Marine Innovations hillside trolley systems are built to ASME A17.1-2010,...

Can a Hill Lift Fit on my Site?

Can a Hill Lift Fit on my Site?

If you have a home with a tough slope, a hill lift can help. Limited space, obstacles, extreme hills, access requests and changing slope. All types of issues where Marine Innovations can help you find creative solutions. Space Although there are set-back requirements...

America’s Premier Hillside Elevator Manufacturer

America’s Premier Hillside Elevator Manufacturer

Do you look at a modern hillside elevator and wonder if they have always been this sophisticated?   Early Hillside Elevators The first hillside elevators were quite utilitarian. They were built to solve a problem, just like a modern hillside elevator. But the...

Showcase System: White Cliffs Country Club

Showcase System: White Cliffs Country Club

Project Location: Plymouth, MA System Length: 220 Feet Incline Angle: 36 Degrees System Drive: 15 H.P. Traction Drive Dealer: Marine Innovations Special Features: The White Cliffs Country Club inclined elevator is a managed system.  Some special features...

What to Expect when Installing a Hillside Lift

What to Expect when Installing a Hillside Lift

Your Marine Innovations hillside lift is a big investment and a sophisticated machine. Installation should not be left to chance. Marine Innovations utilizes only professional, factory-trained installation crews. We want your installation process to be...

Making a Case for a Hillside Tram

Making a Case for a Hillside Tram

You look out from your deck, enjoying the beautiful lake down below. Your neighbors are down on their dock, getting the grandkids ready to go fishing. You have a comfortable pontoon sitting on the lift, but it’s just too much trouble to walk the stairs down to the...

Building for Accessibility

Building for Accessibility

Are you thinking about starting a new construction or remodeling project for a house or cabin? Do you plan to stay there for a while? You might want to think about building for accessibility now, during the planning process to help your long-term happiness in your new...

Commercial Uses of an Inclined Elevator

Commercial Uses of an Inclined Elevator

Inclined elevators, also known as funiculars, hill lifts, hillside trams or outdoor elevators, are most commonly used in residential lake home applications. They also have a great value for commercial applications. Keep reading to learn about the commercial uses of an...