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" ... fitting these rails; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of coals... "
Northumberland, and the border - Page 76
by Walter White - 1859 - 472 pages
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The Life of the Right Honourable Francis North, Baron of Guilford, Lord ...

Roger North - Judges - 1808
...leave to lead coals over their ground ; and fo dear that the owner of a rood of ground will expect 20/. per annum for this leave. The manner of the carriage...timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly ftreight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting thefe rails; whereby the...
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HISTORY & ANTIQUITTES OF THE COUNTY PALATINE OF BURLIAM

will hutchinson f.a.s. - 1823
...year 1676, it is said, " The manner of the carriages is by laying rails of timber from the conlliery down to the river, exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those rails whereby the carriage is so easy, that one horse will draw down four or...
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Struttura urbana della architettura

Cesare Blasi - Architecture - 1824 - 85 pages
...staiths of the river *." Lord Keeper Guildford, in 1676, thus describes the waggons and rail-ways. ' The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlers fitting these...
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An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County of ...

Eneas Mackenzie - Berwick-upon-Tweed (England) - 1825
...coales from the pits to the staiths to the river." Lord Keeper Guilford, in 16"6, thus describes them: " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber...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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A practical treatise on rail-roads, and interior communication in general ...

Nicholas Wood - Canals - 1825 - 314 pages
...before this time or not, I have not had the means of ascertaining. In 1676, they are thus described: "the manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made, with four rollers, fitting...
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The American Farmer, 1825

John S Skinner - 1825
...of commercial traffic. Lord Keeper Guilford in 1676, thus describes the wagons and railways:"The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1831
...carriage," says the author of the Life of Lord Keeper North, " is by laying timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made, with four rollers, fitting those rails, whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or...
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A practical treatise on rail-roads: and interior communication in general ...

Nicholas Wood - Railroads - 1832 - 598 pages
...before this time or not, I have not had the means of ascertaining. In 1676 they are thus described: " the manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carts are made, with four rollers, fitting those...
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Report on steam carriages, Issue 1

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on Steam Carriages, Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, Benjamin Chew Howard, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Internal Improvements, United States. Congress House - Canals - 1832 - 346 pages
...many years. The first description of them we find in the year 1676: they are thus described: " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carts are made with four rollers, fitting those...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1832
...many years. The first description of them we find in the year 1676: they are thus described: " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carts are made with four rollers, fitting those...
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