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" ... road. A very slight jolt is felt, accompanied with a click or rattle, every time the wheels pass over the joints of the several rails, and also at the breaks which occur at the different passing places, and then, if anything, feels harsher than in... "
The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham: Comprising a ... - Page 185
by William Fordyce - 1857
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The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Darlington, in the Bishoprick

William Hylton Dyer Longstaffe - Darlington (England) - 1854 - 374 pages
...the different passing places, and then, if anything, feel harsher than in a coach. ... At any bends of the road, or other places where the view is obstructed,.... . Some parts of the way were laid with rails of cast-iron, joined at every four feet, and in coming upon these, the jerks and jolts were more frequent,...
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Jubilee Memorial of the Railway System: A History of the Stockton and ...

James Stephen Jeans - Railroads - 1875 - 315 pages
...where the view is obstructed, the coachman blows a horn to give warning of his approach to any wagons or vehicles that may be coming or going on the way....rails of cast iron, joined at every four feet, and in coming upon these, the jerks and jolts were more frequent, more audible, and more sensible, resembling...
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Jubilee Memorial of the Railway System: A History of the Stockton and ...

James Stephen Jeans - Railroads - 1875 - 315 pages
...at the different passing places, and then, if anything, feels harsher than in a coach. At any bends of the road, or other places where the view is obstructed,...blows a horn to give warning of his approach to any wagons or vehicles that may be coming or going on the way. Some parts of the way were laid with rails...
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George Stephenson: The Locomotive and the Railway

John F. Layson - Railroad engineers - 1881 - 128 pages
...at the different passing places, and then, if anything, feels harsher than in a coach. At any bends of the road, or other places where the view is obstructed,...way. Some parts of the way were laid with rails of cast-iron, joined at every four feet, and in coming upon these the jerks and jolts were more frequent,...
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Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction and Administration

Frederick Smeeton Williams - Railroads - 1883 - 514 pages
...great the progress that has been made is seen by the fact that the Stockton and Darlington line was " laid with rails of cast iron joined at every four feet," and that the traveller found in passing over them " the jerks and jolts were frequent, audible, and sensible,...
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Wonders and Curiosities of the Railway; Or, Stories of the Locomotive in ...

William Sloane Kennedy - Railroads - 1884 - 254 pages
...nothing and nobody knows how." It is further stated that "at any bends of the road, or other place, when the view is obstructed, the coachman blows a horn to give warning of his approach to any wagons or vehicles that may be coming or going on the way; and in meeting or passing, either the coach...
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Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction and Administration

Frederick Smeeton Williams - Railroads - 1884 - 514 pages
...great the progress that has been made is seen by the fact that the Stockton and Darlington line was " laid with rails of cast iron joined at every four feet," and that the traveller found in passing over them " the jerks and jolts were frequent, audible, and sensible,...
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Magazine of Western History, Volume 8

Local history - 1888
...nothing, and nobody knows how.' It is further stated that, ' at any bends of the road or other place where the view is obstructed, the coachman blows a horn to give warning of his approach to any wagons or vehicles that may be coming or going on the way, and in meeting or passing, either the coach...
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