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" ... with the wave, and the tugging labour of the two horses lessened instead of increased, by the accelerated rate at which they drew the boat. There can be no doubt, however, that with one trained horse, properly attached, the distance could be done... "
Remarks on Canal Navigation, Illustrative of the Advantages of the Use of ... - Page 23
by Sir William Fairbairn - 1831 - 93 pages
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The Register of arts, and journal of patent inventions, ed. by L ..., Volume 5

Luke Hebert - 1831
...however, that with one trained horse, properly attached, the dis-tance could be done in a period under 40 minutes. Contrary to expectation, Mr. Wood's boat...quite steady in the water, and by no means crank. It may be proper to mention that the Ardrossan Canal is throughout very narrow ; at the bridges and...
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The Register of arts, and journal of patent inventions, ed. by L ..., Volume 5

Luke Hebert - 1831
...however, that with one trained horse, properly attached, the distance could be done in a period under 40 minutes. Contrary to expectation, Mr. Wood's boat...quite steady in the water, and by no means crank. It may be proper to mention that the Ardrossan Canal is throughout very narrow ; at the bridges and...
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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 5

Luke Herbert - Industrial arts - 1831
...however, that with one trained horse, properly attached, the distance could be done in a period under 40 minutes. Contrary to expectation, Mr. Wood's boat...quite steady in the water, and by no means crank. It may be proper to mention that the Ardrossan Canal is throughout very narrow ; at the bridges and...
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Report on Steam Carriages, Issue 1

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on Steam Carriages - Canals - 1832 - 346 pages
...contrary to all theory, the strain or pull was not eqoally diminished with the wave, and (he tugging labor of the two horses lessened instead of increased, by...however, very deep and heavy, and is to be altered. " It may be proper to mention that the Ardrossan canal is, throughout, very narrow; at the bridges...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1832
...properly attached, the distance could be done in a period under forty minutes. " Contrary to expeclation, Mr. Wood's boat was quite steady in the water, and...however, very deep and heavy, and is to be altered. "it may be proper t mention that the Ardrossan canal is, throughout, very narrow; at the bridges...
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