Considerations on the Proposed Communication by a Navigable Canal, Between the Town of Sheffield and the Peak Forest Canal: With Remarks and Calculations Tending to Prove the Superiority of an Edge-railway for Passing Over a Mountainous District, and a Comparative Account of the Several Practicable Lines which Have Hitherto Been Pointed Out

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G. Ridge, 1826 - Canals - 91 pages

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