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" ... scaring at the canal. The greatest speed attained during the journey was two miles in eleven minutes. During this voyage the surge behind was entirely got quit of, even at the curves, where it was reduced to nothing; and there was no front wave, except... "
Remarks on Canal Navigation, Illustrative of the Advantages of the Use of ... - Page 22
by Sir William Fairbairn - 1831 - 93 pages
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1832
...horses, and changing their positions, and the constant delay occasioned by the horse before mentioned scaring at the canal. The greatest speed attained...voyage, the surge behind was entirely got quit of, eyen at the curves, where it was reduced to nothing; and thert was no front wave, except at the bridges....
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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
...horses, and changing their positions, and the constant delay occasioned by the horse before mentioned scaring at the canal. The greatest speed attained...During this voyage, the surge behind was entirely got g.uit of, even at the curves, where it was reduced to nothing; and there was no front wave, except...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) - Meteorology - 1837
...board, four of whom were boys, and arrived at Glasgow, a distance of seven miles, in forty-five minutes. The greatest speed attained during the journey, was...where it was reduced to nothing; and there was no Iront wave except at the bridges. It appeared only at the bridges, and just as the boat was about to...
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Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 6

Railroad engineering - 1838
...arrived Ħit Glasgow, a disiance of seven miles, in forty-five minutes. The greatest speed at'ained during the journey, was two miles in eleven minutes....at the bridges, and just as the boat was about to ea,ter under the biidge, and disappeared as the stern of the boat cleared the bridge. The quicker the...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 13

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1830
...distance of 7 miles, in 45 minutes. .The greatest speed attained during the journey ivas 2 miles in 11 minutes. During this voyage the surge behind was entirely...except at the bridges. It appeared only at the bridges, aud just as the boat was about to enter under the bridge, and gradually disappeared as the stern of...
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