An Old Coachman's Chatter with Some Practical Remarks on Driving

An Old Coachman's Chatter with Some Practical Remarks on Driving

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"[...]cleaned, with the result that seldom a day passed that a coach wheel did not fire. As the business became more and more matured, spare coaches were put on the roads, so that each one on arriving in London should have two complete days for repair. This increased the number of coaches to nearly double. As each came into London it was sent to the factory at Millbank, nearly five miles off, to be cleaned, greased, and examined, for which the charge of one shilling was to be paid for each coach, and this price included the drawing of the coach to Millbank and back. Before this arrangement was made, it was nothing unusual for passengers to be kept waiting for a couple of hours, whilst some repairs were being done, which were only discovered to be necessary just as the coach was[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.64mm | 281.23g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507669968
  • 9781507669969