A. M'Elroy's Philadelphia Directory (Google eBook)

Front Cover
A. M'Elroy., 1839 - Philadelphia (Pa.)
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 326 - Vermont* Massachusetts! Rhode Island Connecticut^: New York New Jersey§ Pennsylvania Delaware Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina...
Page 300 - Eastern District, composed of the City and County of Philadelphia, and the counties of Delaware, Chester, Bucks, Montgomery, Northampton, Lehigh.
Page 326 - Secretary of State, Secretary of Treasury, Secretary of War, Secretary of Navy...
Page 326 - MARTIN VAN BUREN, RICHARD M. JOHNSON, John Forsyth, Levi Woodbury, Joel R. Poinsett, James K. Paulding, Amos Kendall, Felix Grundy SUPREME COURT. ROGER B. TANEY, Joseph Story, Smith Thompson, John M'Lean, Henry Baldwin, James M. Wayne, Philip P. Barbour, William Catron, John M'Kinley, New- York.
Page 397 - PITTSBURC FIGURE 64. — Portable iron boats, 1839. A Reliance Transportation Co. advertisement in 1839 stated that "those boats are built of ROLLED IRON, in sections susceptible of being connected when on Canal, so as to form a boat, and separated when on Rail Road to answer as car-bodies, resting on cradles made to fit the curves of the boat and placed on eight-wheel cars, which when connected are passed into canal by INCLINED PLANES or LIFT LOCKS, no hoisting machinery being required, as the water...
Page 324 - Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Centre, Chester, Clearfield...
Page 321 - From the south side of Market Street to the north side of Chestnut Street there was one solid mass of human beings.
Page 397 - ... the water floats the boat from the cars. . . . The improvements in transportation between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh within the last 50 years have advanced with rapid strides. Our drawing represents the first Pack Horse prostrate beneath a burden of some three hundred pounds weight, next the saving of horse power on Canal, on which one horse is capable of doing the work of 500 pack-horses, and next represents a Locomotive propelled by steam moving heavy cars BURDENED WITH FREIGHTED BOATS, bounding...
Page 397 - ... of some three hundred pounds weight, next the saving of horse power on Canal, on which one horse is capable of doing the work of 500 pack-horses, and next represents a Locomotive propelled by steam moving heavy cars BURDENED WITH FREIGHTED BOATS, bounding up the towering heights of the Alleghanies, startling the deer from its lair, and striking with awe the Indian Hunter as the fiery meteor with its lengthened train flits across his path.
Page 397 - ... into canal by INCLINED PLANES or LIFT LOCKS, no hoisting machinery being required, as the water floats the boat from the cars. . . . The improvements in transportation between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh within the last 50 years have advanced with rapid strides. Our drawing represents the first Pack Horse prostrate beneath a burden of some three hundred pounds weight, next the saving of horse power on Canal, on which one horse is capable of doing the work of 500 pack-horses, and next represents...

Bibliographic information