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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... "
The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of ... - Page 279
by Roger North - 1826
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Dictionary of Dates, and Universal Reference, Relating to All Ages and ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 700 pages
...coals a moderate distance from the pits to the place of shipping. They arc thus mentioned in 1676 : — "The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts arc made with four rollers fitting those...
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The World's Progress: a Dictionary of Dates

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 716 pages
...moderate distance from the pits to the place of shipping. They are thus mentioned in li>76 : — '• The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those...
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Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction and Social Influences

Frederick Smeeton Williams - Railroads - 1852 - 390 pages
...says, "have pieces of ground between the colliery and the river, they sell leave to lead coals over the ground, and so dear, that the owner of a rood of ground...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...
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The World's Progress: A Dictionary of Dates, with Tabular Views of General ...

George Palmer Putnam - 1853 - 776 pages
...a moderate distance from the pits to the place of shipping. They are thus mentioned in 1676 :— " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those...
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Dictionary of Dates, and Universal Reference: Relating to All Ages and ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1853 - 734 pages
...a moderate distance from the pits to the place of shipping. They are thus mentioned in 1676 : — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those...
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The National Magazine, Volume 5

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1854 - 582 pages
...Social Influence. By Frederick S. Williams. With numerous illustrations. London : Ingram. VOL. V.— 25 "The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the rirer, exactly strait and parallel, and bulky cartę are made with rowlets, fitting these rails,...
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 74

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - Cheshire (England) - 1923
...ai O o O -o oa a I H 8 tri jQI at that time expended his £30,000. In 1676 they are thus described : The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made, with four rollers fitting these...
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Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture: Civil, Architecture ...

John Weale - Architecture - 1859 - 626 pages
...the ' -staythes' or discharging places on the Tyne. In 1676 they were described to be thus formed : " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the collier;' to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made, with four rollers...
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Things Not Generally Known, Familiarly Explained: A Book for Old and Young ...

John Timbs - Astronomy - 1859 - 314 pages
...since Railways were employed in the Newcastle collieries. Lord-Keeper North, in 1676, writes : ' ' The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river exactly, straight and parallel : and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting these...
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An analysis of the Stuart Period of England History

Robert Ross - 1860
...the existence of railroads in connexion with the collieries, as early as the reign of Charles I.: " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber,...the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carte are made with four rowlets fitting these rails; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse...
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