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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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Railway Reform: Its Importance and Practicability Considered as Affecting ...

William Galt - Railroad law - 1865 - 405 pages
...annum for this leave. The manner of the carriage is by laying lines of timber from the colliery down to the river, exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with four romlets fitting these rails, whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or...
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The Great Industries of the United States: Being an Historical Summary of ...

Horace Greeley - Industries - 1872 - 1304 pages
...land damages for railroads. Roger North, writing in the year 1676, describes these tramways thus : " 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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The Great Industries of the United States: Being an Historical Summary of ...

Horace Greeley - Industries - 1872 - 1304 pages
...for land damages for railroads. Roger North, writing in the year 1676, describes these tramways thus: "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 rowlcts fitting...
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The Miners of Northumberland and Durham: A History of Their Social and ...

Richard Fynes - Coal miners - 1873 - 302 pages
...Guildford. " The manner of the carriage of coals 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 these rails, whereby the carriage is so easy, that one horse will draw down four or...
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The Antiquary, Volumes 3-4

Archaeology - 1873
...first used? Roger North gives the following description of one railway at Newcastle, in 1680 : — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these...
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Society of Engineers (London, England) - Engineering - 1874
...Speaking of the conveyance of coals, he thus describes the " wagons and wagon ways," as he calls 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 rowlets, or wheels fitting...
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1874
...Speaking of the conveyance of coals, he thus describes the "Wagons and wagon ways," as he calls 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 rowlets, or wheels fitting...
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A Book about Travelling, Past and Present

Thomas Allan Croal - Transportation - 1877 - 608 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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The treasury of modern biography, compiled by R. Cochrane, Issue 92

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1878
...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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Oddities of Colonial Legislation in America: As Applied to the Public Lands ...

John Brown Dillon - Law - 1879 - 784 pages
...Ellicott's Mills, thirteen miles. CHRONOLOGICAL RECORDS. 591 tle, so early as the middle of the seventeenth century ; but they were made of wood and were used...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 of...
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