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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ...in proportion, for the requirement of the first section of the tramroad? A. Some do not appear by the invoice presented to me to have been imported. Q. Can you state the total amount expended on the tramway up to the present date? A. The last account presented to me was on the 3d September. Up to that period 8,847£. 3s. 5d. had been expended in the construction of the first section of the road, and 1,567/. 9s. 9rf. for the second section. The account for the first section includes so much rail as would complete the first section. A. J. Lindo. Wednesday, 2d December 1863. Examination of Daniel McDowELL, of the City and Parish of Kingston, Engineer, before the Committee appointed to consider and report its Opinion to the House on certain Points connected with the proposed Tramway between Spanish Town and Porus. Q. What is your name, place of residence, and occupation? A. Daniel McDowell. I reside in Kingston, and I am an engineer. Q. Have you seen the rails, sleepers, wheels, and axles of the tramway, and do you think they are adapted for a tramroad? A. I have seen the rails, wheels, axles, and other things proposed for a tramway on the Old Harbour Road, and I do not believe them fit for such an undertaking. Q. Have you seen the tramway as laid down on the Old Harbour Road, and do you think, from your own experience, they are laid down in a scientific and efficient manner? A. I have not seen the tramway on the Old Harbour Road. I have seen a little of it at the railway station. I do not believe they are properly laid down. Q. Is that portion of the tramroad which you have seen at the railway station completed? A. It appeared to be, but I do not know if anything more was intended or not, Q. Have you ever seen a tramway rail of the shape of the one employe...
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