Tramroad


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Tram´road`


n.1.A road prepared for easy transit of trams or wagons, by forming the wheel tracks of smooth beams of wood, blocks of stone, or plates of iron.
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For the next few years David worked for the Brecon Forest Tramroad and sold coal and lime.
Welsh engineer George Overton originally planned a tramroad in1818.
I find myself waging an ihave now bothered myself to discover that tramway is the correct name for a track let into a street, and tramroad for one running elsewhere, such as the line that used to run from Wallsend to Gosforth Park.
Police said every room in the large building on Tramroad Terrace contained lighting and ventilation equipment, and all the windows were blacked out.
Even the original company name, Snowdon Mountain Tramroad & Hotels Company Limited, is to be placed above the carriage - another echo of our unique past.
Author Charles Dickens once wrote of "endless intricacies of dock, miles of tramroad, wildernesses of timber in stacks, and huge, three-masted ships" at Gloucester.
Wyken Main Colliery was established in 1799 with a tramroad connection to the Oxford Canal.
On Thursday June 9, there will be a walk and talk (Lonc a Chlonc) along Bryn Oer Tramroad.
The Montgomeryshire canal and the Brecon Forest tramroad system were two extraordinary enterprises, intended primarily to bring lime to the great model farms of the early 19th century.
The Heritage and Regeneration Trust is championing the cause of Richard Trevithick, who in 1804 made the world's first railway journey with his high pressure steam locomotive - hauling five wagons loaded with 10 tons of iron and carrying up to 70 men for nineand-a-half miles along the Merthyr Tydfil to Abercynon tramroad.
Around 15 members of staff from Pizza Hut restaurants across South Wales joined Rhondda Cynon Taf council' s Streetcare team to clean up the popular footpath in Penywaun, Aberdare, known locally as the Tramroad.