Canal Railway

Some articles on canal, railway, canal railway, railways:

Regent's Canal - History - Railway Projects
... There were a number of abortive projects to convert the route of the canal into a railway ... assembly of the proprietors approved the sale of the canal at the price of one million pounds to a group of businessmen who had formed the Regent's Canal Railway ... whereby a junction will be effected between all existing and projected railways north of the Thames, combined with the advantage of a General City Terminus, is too obvious to require comment ...
Kennywood - Ride/Attraction Timeline
1916 Wurlitzer Band Organ provides music for Merry-Go-Round 1914 Old Mill (re-themed Panama Canal) 1913 Merry-Go-Round** (original G.A ... Harton model) 1911 Speed-O-Plane (removed 1923), Panama Canal (re-themed Old Mill) 1910 ... Racer (original version, removed 1926), Dip-the-Dips Scenic Railway removed 1906. 1898 Kenny's Grove opened by Monongahela Street Railway Co ...
Andover Canal - History - Demise
... The Manchester and Southampton Railway (MSR) agreed to buy the canal for £30,000 in 1845, but while the bill was progressing through Parliament, the railway company and the London ... would pass through Andover, and were also empowered to buy the canal ... Work on this line stopped in 1849, at which point the canal company bought the sixteen barges that worked on the canal and operated the boats themselves ...

Famous quotes containing the words railway and/or canal:

    Her personality had an architectonic quality; I think of her when I see some of the great London railway termini, especially St. Pancras, with its soot and turrets, and she overshadowed her own daughters, whom she did not understand—my mother, who liked things to be nice; my dotty aunt. But my mother had not the strength to put even some physical distance between them, let alone keep the old monster at emotional arm’s length.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    My impression about the Panama Canal is that the great revolution it is going to introduce in the trade of the world is in the trade between the east and the west coast of the United States.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)