On the Construction of Horse Railways for Branch Lines

And for Street Traffic (Classic Reprint)

Author: Charles Burn

Publisher: Forgotten Books


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 90

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Excerpt from On the Construction of Horse Railways for Branch Lines: And for Street Traffic This table shows, that although the receipts per mile on English Railways are larger than on all other Railways, the interest paid upon the total capital is the least. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Transport in Britain

From Canal Lock to Gridlock

Author: Philip Bagwell

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: History

Page: 272

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Highlighting long term themes in Britain's transport history, this book looks at the dilemmas facing modern society and suggests several possible solutions. It covers all the major forms of transport, from the horse to the aeroplane, setting them in their historical context.