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Iron (Newspaper) - January 1, 1876, London, Middlesex FOR M AND ON TNM PAPER 4s.) TO PARTS OF THE No. 165. Vol. New January 1876. Registered as a Newspaper for Transmission A Ilka for Air Lines Past and Present Our Summary Chemistry of Puddling Hkat in the Marine Infernal Double Winding Engine Nm es on Current Topics I i adour Market I oal Steel Direct from the A Solid Gas Flamo Testing Machines and Iron in the United Foreign Gleanings on the Iron Ores of The High Antiquity of Iron and Steel Scientific Gleanings Correspondence Reviews of Books Australasian New Iron Trade Continental Mining and and Import Lists Birmingham Prices New Patents page 3 3 3 4 5 6 6 6 7 8 8 Q 9 10 10 11 12 12 16 18 19 US 1KB A FER db e. p. a w. baldwin Fabricants de Fer au bois et excellentes qualites de Fer en Feuilles Fer Feuilles au bois et au Fer blanc et Fer blanc terne WILD von p. & w. Fabrikanten von und anderen von und und matt TO STEAM PACKET AND RAILWAY The Liquidators of the SALOON STEAMBOAT are prepared to receive offers for the purchase of the Steamship 2290 together with all her Tackle and now lying in the This splendid as is well was recently specially built for an improved transit of the English The total length of the ship is 350 She is constructed with light draught of has two sets of perfectly new Paddle by an eminent firm of and capable of working up to 4600-horse and on her trial has proved a very fast Her accommodation and fittings are of the newest and most finished She lias received the formal Certificate of the Board of is registered as a Ship and is now ready for No guarantee is given that the highest or any offer will be with orders to may be obtained on application personally or bv Inter to the 65, Moorgate K.C. AITO PATENT AGENTS AND 4, PLACE DE LA Established 1809. EKMAN & EXPORTERS of Swedish Charcoal Pig for Bessemer and other and Charcoal and Hammered and Rolled Charcoal Nail Wire Rods of ekman & 00., and other &c. Quotations given for parcels of above 10 Importers of English Ralls with PHILIP ANALYTICAL AND CONSULTING MADE OF AND OTHER 18, EXCHANGE REMOVAL OF OFFICES to 76, CHEAPSIDE from 21, GRESHAM Wire Tramways are now extensively adopted in large manufactories for the transport of materials between the various Such lines are in operation at the works of S. Fox fc Warrall Salford Watson & Ramsbottom Ashton 8c Marquis of Bute's Cardiff Linoleum Manufacturing and many particulars and licences apply to the W 76, IMPORTANT TO STEAM j. berger spence & GLOBE 8TEAM BOILER POWDER Effects a saving of over per in the cost of Increases the durability of the Avoids the continual annoyances caused by Produces complete circulation of the water in the One lb. per 4-horse power dissolved in the Pt ice 20/ per delivered in casks 0/10 cwt. 75, mark T THE STANDARD LUBRICATING COMPANY 05, CANNON The Specialty of the Company's Oils consists in their Cheapness and Freedom from AGENTS he Landore Siemens Steel COMPANY of Special Soft of proved for Plates for Locomotive and other Contractors to the Government for for also for Gun Rifle Steel Bars and also Steel Wire Rods all Steel Steel Tires and Axles for Carriages and Crank Marine and General Steel Light Rails for Harbour Ways and Spiegeleisen and Ferro Large Powers of Production in all these Campbell and Sole 3, Westminster Victoria A NEW PACKING FOR STEAM THE ASBESTOS MANUFACTURE COMPANY Beg to announce that they are supplying a new Packing for Steam manufactured wholly from This Packing is applicable to all varieties of wet or possesses an unusual power of resisting and works efficiently under the highest pressure of being practically It can be supplied of any required thickness in OR Further information may be had by with the 31, St. Vincent ROLLED MALLEABLE IRON JOISTS & HENDERSON AND GLASS iron Have always cn hand a large Stock of ROLLED MALLEABLE IRON JOISTS and GIRDERS of all sizes up to 20 Inches deep and assorted lengths all other descriptions of Iron for Boiler in Bulb Iron and Brass Boiler Special Quotations fox Section on OFFICES ABD 18, 20 ABD 22, A PLEA FOR TWELVE miles an quoth the Quarterly in 1826, well might one be fired off on a heirs to half a century of at the apprehensions of the vcU ran We what can be meant by that crotchety author who discovered and slew the when he disparages our suburban which he contends are unillumined by sweetness and When Mr. the most persuasively despondent of deprecates the haste of the his listeners arc his followers The characteristic of our civilisation is and who is not secretly proud of the speed at which we We have a particular partiality for Bacon's that easy conveyance of men and things from place to place isone of the three things essential to a great and prosperous nation and we fancy it has a peculiar application to our own with a curious we ignore the fact that a very considerable fraction of our total travel is carried on at a speed far inferior to the initial twelve miles an hour of the We forget that Mr. Arnold's typical Philistine is far from enjoying the perfect facilities for traversing the regions where sweetness and light are with which he is credited and that were prosperity solely dependent on the wealthiest city in Europe would hardly have attained its high Now that who pride ourselves on being above all a practical have had time to calm down from the ecstatic burst of enthusiasm over triumphs of steam and the wonders of our railway in which the technical world indulged at the recent Darlington it is a favourable opportunity to turn to the more if less occupation of considering some of the weak points of our deservedly vaunted system of Not that we have any intention of sentimentally sighing for the good old coaching or discoursing on the delights of bowling along a turnpike To other and more eloquent pens be such themes committed Nor would we deny that to be whirled to the uttermost parts of the kingdom at forty miles an is a matter for considerable We admit that the seventy run to Brighton represents nearly the beau ideal of luxurious and are not indifferent to the fact that Paris is to day practically nearer to us than Oxford was a century while recognising to the fullest extent the great strides that have been made in the direction of annihilating we cannot lose sight of the fact that it is only long distances which have been considerably abbreviated while in too many cases the more practically oppressive short distances remain almost Let us by all means be thankful for what we have already But at the same time let us do what we can to amend those deficiencies in our railway owing to which the most busy and wealthy section of the the dwellers in great as to their daily urban relatively but little better off than their While the for travelling from town to and from country to have increased the improvement in the means of transit from point to point taking into consideration the growth of the urban been quite For we must remember that the inexorable centrifugal force which drives the City man nightly to some distant our fathers undreamt of- is quite a thing of modern Our proposition is this while we have been lavishing money and enterprise on the building up great railway systems throughout the we have forgotten the less importunate claims of our notably the metropolis to be supplied with such means of rapid locomotion as might be expected from the progress of mechanical and engineering No doubt this may be regarded by some as a Are you not they will of the existence of the Metropolitan of the of the each carrying their millions of passengers We are conscious of all these but maintain our proposition Neither nor nor all offer a satisfactory solution to the rapid city transit The leading characteristic of modern urban traffic that of the political Year by is a growing tendency for traffic group itself into compact radiating to and from a few definite or centres of The position and relative importance of these traffic foci is determined by a process of natural the operative factors being such as the convergence of leading thoroughfares or great railway or proximity to places of public resort for business or Nowhere are these natural reservoirs of traffic more definitely marked than in The the Post Charing Piccadilly and Oxford the Elephant and the termini of the three Great Northern the are the natural strategic centres from which alone the Metropolitan traffic could be adequately grappled Analyse the routes of any average hundred individuals of the daily crowds that throng our streets and every form of conveyance It will be found that eighty per are making for one or other of these And yet we find with one or two occupied only by the most antique and inefficient mode of transit It is impossible that any public system of conveyance can be contrived which should deposit every one at his exact destination without sacrificing rapidity of yet that is the ideal standard towards which all should be designed to The first step towards such a consummation is the knitting together central points by a speedy and
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