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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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A Century of Progress: History of the Delaware and Hudson Company, 1823-1923

Delaware and Hudson Company - Coal - 1925 - 755 pages
...biographer, speaking of this practice in the Newcastle district, says: 'the manner of their cayiage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery down to the river (ie Tynel exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with four rowlots fitting these rails...
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Bulletin of the United States National Museum

United States National Museum - Science - 1922 - 930 pages
...railway (see fig. 44) which he had seen at Newcastle during the reign of Charles II, as follows: ¿ The ¿manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the c¿oIliery down to the river exactly straight and parallel, and bulky c!artà are made with rowleta...
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British Almanac and Family Cyclopaedia

Almanacs, English - 1837 - 368 pages
...of them, as constructed in tha year 1676, is thus given in the Life of the Lord Keeper North:— ' 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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Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Volume 42

Royal Statistical Society (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1879 - 1002 pages
...description of these which we have met with is that given in the life of Lord Keeper North, published 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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