Modernizing for the Future
Stay Updated While We Get Upgraded!
The Tram and TEN 3 are closed with a tentative reopening of March 14.
Episode 1 – Modernization Intro
Sandia Peak Tram is excited to announce that we will be updating and upgrading our current drive and control system. The current system has served us well since 1966 but it is time for a modernized, automated and more energy-efficient system. In addition to the controls, we will be renovating the Lower and Upper Terminal’s Tram Consoles, the drive and control room and adding solar-powered cameras and weather stations on Towers 1 & 2.
Episode 2 – A Closer Look: For the Tech Enthusiasts
Check out Episode 2 of the Sandia Peak Tram – Modernizing for the future.
This video was created for the tech enthusiasts! Watching this, you will discover the intricate history behind the Sandia Peak Tram’s Drive and Control system from the 1960’s showcasing the exceptional work of the local engineer, Dr. Dave Koller, himself.
Episode 3 – Wires, Cables and Panels, Oh My!
Explore how the wires and cables are placed in the underground cable chaseways and how they will connect to the new drive panels and control screen at the Tram.
Episode 4 – Crossing the Milestone
Join us as we unbox a major milestone in our maintenance project: the new AC motor, which has successfully completed its first test run. This motor will power our new, modernized Tram system, replacing the old DC motor.
Episode 5 – Coming Soon