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" ... minutes. The rider was ordered to start and proceed the first mile or so at a very moderate pace, but even at this moderate pace the wave raised in front of the boat was very considerable. A high... "
Remarks on Canal Navigation, Illustrative of the Advantages of the Use of ... - Page 21
by Sir William Fairbairn - 1831 - 93 pages
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 13

Industrial arts - 1830
...the boat was very considerable. A high wave was seen on the canal preceding the boat, about 80 or 90 feet in front, and in some cases farther, and causing...narrow parts of the canal. The surge or cutting wave hj> hind the boat was, however, compajjr lively slight, and except at the eur?£j, would not have caused...
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The Register of arts, and journal of patent inventions, ed. by L ..., Volume 5

Luke Hebert - 1831
...the boat was very considerable. A high wave was seen on the canal preceding the boat, about 80 or 90 feet in front, and in some cases farther, and causing...the curves, would not have caused much injury to the canal-banks. The horse was very much exhausted when he got to Paisley, though by no means so exhausted...
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The Register of arts, and journal of patent inventions, ed. by L ..., Volume 5

Luke Hebert - 1831
...the boat was very considerable. A high wave was seen on the canal preceding the boat, about 80 or 90 feet in front, and in some cases farther, and causing...was, however, comparatively slight, and except at tbe curves, would not have caused much injury to the canal-banks. The horse was very much exhausted...
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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 5

Luke Herbert - Industrial arts - 1831
...the boat was very considerable. A high wave was seen on the canal preceding the boat, about 80 or 90 feet in front, and in some cases farther, and causing...was, however, comparatively slight, and except at tbe curves, would not have caused much injury to the canal-banks. The hor^e was very much exhausted...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1832
...and in passing under tbe narrow bridges, the rider was ordered to start, and proceed the first mi'.e or so at a very moderate pace; but even at this moderate...narrow parts of the canal. The surge or cutting wave behhid the boat was, however, comparatively slight, and, except at the curves, would not have caused...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) - Meteorology - 1837
...distance from Port-Eglington to Paisley being seven miles, was accomplished in one hour and seven minutes. The rider was ordered to start and proceed the first...and in the narrow parts of the canal. The surge or the cutting wave behind the boat was, however, comparatively slight, and, except the curve?, would...
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Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 6

Railroad engineering - 1838
...considerable. A high Ľave was seen on the canal preceding the boat, about eighty or ninety feet in iront, and in some cases farther, and causing an overflow...bridges and in the narrow parts of the canal. The surge 01 the cutting wave behind the boat was, how. ever, comparatively slight, and except, th< curves, would...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute, Volume 19; Volume 23

Electronic journals - 1837
...distance from Port-Eglington to Paisley being seven miles, was accomplished in one hour and seven minutes. The rider was ordered to start and proceed the first...and in the narrow parts of the canal. The. surge or the cutting wave behind the boat was, however, comparatively slight, and, except the curves, would...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 13

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1830
...boat was very considerable. Л high wave was seen on the canal preceding the boat, about SO or ПО feet in front, and in some cases farther, and causing...the narrow parts of the canal. The surge or cutting wate behind the boat was, however, comparatively slight, and except at the curves, would not have caused...
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