The Development of Transportation in Modern England, Volume 2

The University Press, 1916 - 820 pagina's
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Pagina 765 - A Description and Draught of a new-invented Machine, for carrying Vessels or Ships out of, or into, any Harbour, Port, or River, against Wind and Tide, or in a calm.
Pagina 774 - PARSLOE, Joseph.— Our Railways. Sketches, Historical and Descriptive. With Practical Information as to Fares and Rates, etc., and a Chapter on Railway Reform. Crown 8vo, 6s. PASCAL, Blaise.—Th& Thoughts of.
Pagina 769 - ANNALS of the ROAD ; Or, Notes on Mail and Stage Coaching in Great Britain. By CAPTAIN MALET, 18th Hussars. To which are added, Essays on the Road, by NIMROD.
Pagina 777 - ENGLAND as seen by Foreigners in the Days of Elizabeth and James the First, comprising Translations of the Journals of the two Dukes of Wirtemberg in 1592 and 1610, both illustrative of Shakespeare.
Pagina 506 - Observations on a general iron railway, or land steam conveyance, to supersede the necessity of horses in all public vehicles ; showing its vast superiority in every respect over all the present pitiful methods of conveyance by turnpike roads, canals, and coasting traders ; containing every species of information relative to railroads and locomotive engines.
Pagina 480 - It is far from my wish to promulgate to the world that the ridiculous expectations, or rather professions, of the enthusiastic speculist will be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty miles an hour. Nothing could do more harm towards their general adoption and improvement than the promulgation of such nonsense.
Pagina 786 - GEORGE. A History of Whitby, and Streoneshalh Abbey; with a Statistical Survey of the Vicinity to the Distance of Twenty-five Miles. 2 vols. Whitby, 1817.
Pagina 767 - A description of Westminster Bridge. To which are added an account of the methods made use of in laying the foundations of its piers. And an answer to the chief objections that have been made thereto.
Pagina 767 - Railway Economy : A. Treatise on the New Art of Transport, its Management, Prospects, and Relations, Commercial, Financial, and Social ; with an Exposition of the Practical Results of the Railways in Operation in the United Kingdom, on the Continent, and in America.
Pagina 586 - Minute of the Lords of the Committee of the Privy Council for Trade, on the Report of the Commissioners for inquiring into the Gauge of Railways, June 6, 1846.

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