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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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Railroad Promotion and Capitalization in the United States

Frederick Albert Cleveland, Fred Wilbur Powell - Railroads - 1909 - 368 pages
...ground; and so dear that the owner of the rood of ground will expect 20 1. 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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Railroad Promotion and Capitalization in the United States

Frederick Albert Cleveland, Fred Wilbur Powell - Railroads - 1909 - 368 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 so easy that one horse will draw down four or...
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Leading American Inventors

George Iles - Inventors - 1912 - 447 pages
...Practical Treatise on Railroads," published in 1838, quotes from a description in 1676: " The manner of carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel. Bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting these rails, whereby the carriage is so easy that one...
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Origin and Development of the Railway Rail: English and American Wood, Iron ...

George Packer Raidabaugh - Railroad rails - 1915 - 54 pages
...which he had seen at Newcastle, England, as follows : "The manner of the carriage is by laying down rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly...straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with rowlets fitting these rails whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw 4 or 5 chaldrons...
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Bulletin - United States National Museum, Issues 115-119

United States National Museum - Science - 1921
...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 colliery down to the river exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with rowlets fitting these...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 16

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1911
...underneath at fairly regular intervals. As an old English writer puts it, planks of timber were laid "from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts were made RAILWAYS, ELEVATED with four rollers fitting the rails, whereby the carriage was so easy...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1844
...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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Bulletin, Issues 118-120

United States National Museum - Science - 1922
...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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Bulletin, Issues 1-10

Railway & Locomotive Historical Society - Locomotives - 1921
...from the pits to the place of shipping. They are thus mentioned in 1676: "The manner of Hiecarriage is, by laying rails of timber from the colliery to...and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting these rails, whereby the carriage is >o easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of...
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The Story of the People of Britain

...send their coal down to the river by the help of this device. A letter written at that time says : " 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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