Said to be the shortest, steepest railway of its kind, the carries passengers 189 feet higher from 4th Street to Fenelon Place. It was originally built in 1882 so one man - J.K. Graves - could get home faster and have more time to enjoy his dinner.
Photo by Peter Thody
If you go:
As well as being a piece of history, the ride to the top also offers great views.
Dubuque, Iowa 52001 USA