| North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1868
...time, the value of wheat at $ 1.50 per bushel, and corn at seventy-five cents, and that thirty-three **bushels of each are equal to a ton, the value of the...value with only a common earth road as an avenue to** markets. But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of 1£ cents per ton per... | |
| James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow - Industries - 1853
...correct estimate for an average of the country. Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 **per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels...market But we find that we can move property upon** rail-roads at the rate of one-fifth per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road.... | |
| 1853
...average of such ways, the cost of transportation is not far from 15 cents per ton per mile, which may be **considered as a sufficiently correct estimate for...market. But we find that we can move property upon** railroads at the rate of 1.5 cent per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road.... | |
| j.d.b. be bow - 1853
...estimate 80 for an average of the country. Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 **per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels...market. But we find that we can move property upon** rail-roads at the rate of one-fifth per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road.... | |
| James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, William MacCreary Burwell - Southern States - 1853
...correct estimate for an average of the country. Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 **per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels...market. But we find that we can move property upon** rail-roads at the rate of one-fifth per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road.... | |
| James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow - Industries - 1853
...respective distances from market, neither of the above articles would have any commercial value, with cmly **a common earth road as an avenue to market. But we find that we can move property upon** rail-roads at the rate of one-fifth per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road.... | |
| Isaac Smith Homans - Commerce - 1854
...of each are equal to a ton, the value of the former would be equal to its cost of transportation 880 **miles, and the latter 165 miles. At these respective...market. But we find that we can move property upon** railroads at the rate of fifteen cents per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary... | |
| Freeman Hunt, William B. Dana, Isaac Smith Homans - Commerce - 1854
...of each are equal to a ton, the value of the former would be equal to its cost of transportation 880 **miles, and the latter 165 miles. At these respective...market. But we find that we can move property upon** railroads at the rate of fifteen cents per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary... | |
| 1854
...to its cost of transportation 330 miles, and the latter 166 railes. At these respective distancée **from market, neither of the above articles would have...market. But we find that we can move property upon** railroads at the rate of fifteen cents per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary... | |
| John Luther Ringwalt - Transportation - 1888 - 398 pages
...sufficiently correct estimate for the whole country. Estimating at the same time the value of wheat at $1.50 **per bushel, and corn at 75 cents, and that 33 bushels...any commercial value, with only a common earth road** to market. But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of 1.5 cent per ton per... | |
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