About Torre de Herveo
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Torre de Herveo (English: Tower of Herveo), also known as Torre del Cable (English: Cable Tower), is a wooden Colombian lattice tower which was the tallest of the support towers of the Manizales - Mariquita Cableway. The Torre de Herveo was in service from 1922 to 1961. It only serves as a monument and as transportation today. The engineer who built the tower is James Lindsay. Wood was used as the building material for the tall tower and was built with approximately 1 470 blocks of timbers from the wood of Guaiac, Mahogany, Bay and Comino trees.