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Jul 16, 2016 - Neisen

After the last few days of not very good weather today was picture perfect so we decided to head up the Neisen mountain at 2,362m just south of Spiez. The mountain is known as the Swiss pyramid because of its shape. To get to the top we took the funicular. The construction of the funicular was started in August 1906. On average there was 200 men employed on this challenging construction. In those days there was no cranes or helicopters. The funicular stated service on the 15 July 1910. It was certainly a fete of engineering to build the...

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