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" The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down... "
Dictionary of dates, and universal reference - Page 435
by Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1845 - 80 pages
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The Life of the Right Honourable Francis North, Baron of Guilford, Lord ...

Roger North - Judges - 1808
...ground ; and fo dear that the owner of a rood of ground will expect 20/. per annum for this leave. The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly ftreight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting...
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Struttura urbana della architettura

Cesare Blasi - Architecture - 1824 - 85 pages
...staiths of the river *." Lord Keeper Guildford, in 1676, thus describes the waggons and rail-ways. — ' The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber...and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlers fitting these rails, whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or...
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The American Farmer, 1825

John S Skinner - 1825
...of commercial traffic. Lord Keeper Guilford in 1676, thus describes the wagons and railways:—"The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber...the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and is an raised in the centre, and declining at both ends...
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An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County of ...

Eneas Mackenzie - Berwick-upon-Tweed (England) - 1825
...coales from the pits to the staiths to the river." Lord Keeper Guilford, in 16"6, thus describes them: " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery down to the river, exactly straight and parallel : and bulky carts are made with four rowlers, fitting...
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The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord ..., Volume 1

Roger North - College teachers - 1826
...ground ; and so dear that the owner of a rood of ground will expect 20/. per annum for this leave. The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting...
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Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 1

Railroad engineering - 1832
...year 1676 ; they are thus described :— "The manner of the car. risgo is by laying rails of Umber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky caris are made with four rollers, fitting those rails, whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse...
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The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade ...

John Holland - Coal - 1835 - 485 pages
...Guildford, who was upon the northern circuit in 1676, thus describes the waggons and the waggon-ways : — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts* are made with rowlets, fitting...
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The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade ...

John Holland - Coal - 1835 - 485 pages
...Guildford, who was upon the northern circuit in 1676, thus describes the waggons and the waggon-ways : — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts* are made with rowlets, fitting...
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A Practical Treatise on Rail-roads, and Interior Communication in General

Nicholas Wood - Railroads - 1838 - 760 pages
...before this time or not, I have not had the means of ascertaining. In 1676 they are thus described: — "The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of...with four rollers fitting those rails, whereby the carnage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and is immense benefit...
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A Practical Treatise on the Construction and Formation of Railways: Showing ...

James Day - Electronic book - 1839 - 210 pages
...Guildford, who was upon the northern circuit in 1 676, thus describes the waggons and the waggon- ways — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber...straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made, with rollers fitting those rails, whereby the carriage is so easy, that one horse will draw down four or...
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