the k-rope

“The K-Rope” is now up at

The K-Rope

Famed inventor Harvard Kleinman came out of retirement Sunday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of his illustrious K-Rope.  At a special ceremony held at Newark Penn Station, Mayor Booker praised the apparatus, citing its historical impact on transportation in Newark, the United States, and across the globe. 

While today’s advanced K-Rope is well-known to the public, few may recall Kleinman’s original device or even the inventor himself, for that matter. 

“I was miserable,” said Kleinman in a lengthy Time Magazine interview last year.  “Before the rope, I didn’t have two dimes to my name!”


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