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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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Heroes of invention and discovery, selected by the editor of 'Risen by ...

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...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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Engineers and Engineering, Volumes 1-2

Engineering - 1880
...AD 1676. Lord Keeper Guildford, who was upon the northern circuit that year, 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 rowlets, fitting...
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A History of Coal Mining in Great Britain

Robert L. Galloway - Coal mines and mining - 1882 - 273 pages
...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 these rails, whereby the carriage is BO easy that one horse will draw down four or...
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A History of Coal Mining in Great Britain

Robert Lindsay Galloway - Coal mines and mining - 1882 - 273 pages
...their ground, and so dear that the owner of a rood of ground will expect 20Z. 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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My Grandfather's Pocket-book, from A.D. 1701-1796

Henry John Wale - Commonplace-books - 1883 - 341 pages
...The only kind of railroads in England in use at this time are thus described by Roger North : — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery (near Newcastle) to the river, exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with four rollers...
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Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction and Administration

Frederick Smeeton Williams - Railroads - 1883 - 520 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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A Treatise on Explosive Compounds, Machine Rock Drills and Blasting

Henry Sturgis Drinker - Blasting - 1883 - 406 pages
...1676, for Lord Keeper Guildford, who rode the northern circuit that year, 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 care are made with four rowlets fitting...
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Report on the Mining Methods and Appliances Used in the Anthracite Coal Fields

Henry Martyn Chance - Anthracite coal - 1883 - 579 pages
...the present practice : "The manner of 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 *Except Proo. Eng....
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My Grandfather's Pocket-book, from A.D. 1701-1796

Henry John Wale - Commonplace-books - 1883 - 341 pages
...The only kind of railroads in England in use at this time are thus described by Roger North : — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery (near Newcastle) to the river, exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with four rollers...
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Railway adventures and anecdotes, ed. by R. Pike

Richard Pike - 1884
...the 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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