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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Sep 2019 10:38 p.m. PST

" In the beginning of the19th century, the main mode of transportation was the horse and carriage. It wasn't until the latter part of the century that railways changed people's lives and habits. But even after the advent of the railway, remote areas still relied on the horse for local transport. Following is a brief summary of the types of vehicles used to get around.

Carts, drays, vans and wagons were generally used for carrying goods in England. They could also be used to carry people, but generally people of the lower orders…"
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Henry Martini20 Sep 2019 6:31 p.m. PST

I thought this was going to be a post about the British convict system. Perhaps 'transport' would have been a better choice.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2019 8:45 p.m. PST



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