> Brilliant series of images, however, if you are going for
> efficiency wouldn't it make more sense to eliminate the angle
> out of the harbor and run straight up to and alongside the
> southern side of the pyramid? That way they could have unloaded
> several funiculars at once.
Is that idea using the causeway?
You need the Causeway. Actually, traveling up the face of the Pyramid, results in less friction, than for the same weight on the causeway. At a 90 degree angle, there is no friction. Fiction is reduced as the angle of incline is increased.