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Some observations respecting a great western rail road

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Published by s.n. in [Toronto? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Western Railway Company (Canada).,
  • Railroads -- Ontario.,
  • Railroad engineering.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[a friend to internal improvement].
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (8 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18807768M
    ISBN 100665215568

    The Lancaster road, the first extensive turnpike that was completed in the United States, is the first link of the great western communication from Philadelphia. It has been extended ten miles westwardly to Columbia on the Susquehannah, and another branch is now progressing northwestwardly to Harrisburgh, also on the Susquehannah, and 36 miles.   In and a discussion of considerable public importance had arisen respecting the Great Western Railway. Having an interest in that undertaking, it was the wish of Mr. Brunel and the Directors that I should state my own opinion upon the question. I felt that I could not speak with confidence without making certain experiments.

    The Wool Road (also later known as 'The Old Wool Road') was a historic road of New South Wales, Australia, that ran from Nerriga to what is now Vincentia on Jervis was constructed privately in , using convict labour. Its purpose was to provide a shorter route to a seaport for wool grown at Braidwood and beyond.. The historical significance of The Wool Road is that it was the first. book xxxvii. the natural history of precious stones. chapter: chap. 1. (1.)—trees which have been sold at enormous prices. chap. 2. (2.)—the influence of weather upon the trees: what is the proper situation for the vine. chap. 3.—what soils are to be considered the best. chap. 4. (6.)—the eight kinds of earth boasted of by the gauls and.

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