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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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Things Not Generally Known, Familiarly Explained: A Book for Old and Young

John Timbs - Astronomy - 1859 - 248 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...and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting these rails, whereby the carriage is so easy, that one horse will draw four or five chaldrou of coals...
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Popular History of England, Volume 5

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1859
...coal-workers of Newcastle, whose " manner of carriage was, 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 four or five...
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Knowledge is Power: A View of the Productive Forces of Modern Society, and ...

Charles Knight - Capitalism - 1859 - 423 pages
...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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Northumberland, and the Border

Walter White - Borders Region (Scotland) - 1859 - 472 pages
...ground ; and so dear that the owner of a rood of ground will expect 201. 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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Cyclopedia of Chronology: The World's Progress, a Dictionary of Dates: with ...

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1860 - 840 pages
...RAILROADS. There were short roads called tram-ways in and about Newcastle so early as the middle of the 17th century; but they were made of wood, and were used...those rails whereby the carriage is so easy that one hurts« will draw down four or five chaldrons of coals and is an immense benefit to the coal-merchants."...
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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, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carte are made with four rowlets fitting...
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STORIES OF INVENTORS AND DISCOVERERS IN SCIENCE AND THE USEFUL ARTS.

JOHN TIMBS - 1860
...of drawing coals from the pits to the place of shipment. Lord-keeper North, in 1676, describes such rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel, with the rollers of bulky carts made to fit the rails. This " oaken way" first consisted of pieces...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers ..., Volume 14

Chambers's journal - 1861
...1602 by Mr Beaumont, in the vicinity of Neweastle. Roger îiorth alludes to them in 1676 ; he says : ' The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber...and bulky carts are made with four rollers, fitting these rails, whereby the carriage is so easy, that one horse will draw down four or five chaldrons...
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Transactions of the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders ..., Volumes 4-5

Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland - Engineering - 1861
...introduced in the north of England between 1632 and 1649. In 1676 they are described as being made by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel. Within the last twenty years, railways formed with hardwood timber alone, or of timber covered with...
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The Mining and Smelting Magazine, Volume 1

Metallurgy - 1862
...introduced in the north of England between 1632 and 1049. In 1676 they are described as being made by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel. Within the last twenty years, railways, formed with hard-wood timber alone, or of timber covered with...
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