Tramroad Tram"road`, n. [Tram a coal wagon + road.] A road prepared for easy transit of trams or wagons, by forming the wheel tracks of smooth beams of wood, blocks of stone, or plates of iron. [1913 Webster]

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  • tramroad — [tram′rōd΄] n. [ TRAM2 + ROAD] Mining a road for trams, having tracks of wood, stone, or metal …   English World dictionary

  • tramroad — /tram rohd /, n. (in a mine) a small railroad for trams. [1785 95; TRAM1 + ROAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • tramroad — n. small railway track in a mine (used to convey freight) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tramroad — /ˈtræmroʊd/ (say tramrohd) noun a tracked road within a mine for ore trucks. {tram1 + road} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tramroad — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a roadway for trams consisting of parallel tracks made of usually metal faced wooden beams, stone blocks, metal plates, or rails; specifically : a railway in a mine * * * /tram rohd /, n. (in a mine) a small railroad for trams.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lancaster Canal Tramroad — Coordinates: 53°45′02″N 2°41′47″W / 53.7505°N 2.6964°W / 53.7505; 2.6964 …   Wikipedia

  • Clontarf and Hill of Howth Tramroad — The Clontarf and Hill of Howth Tramroad Company (C HoHTCo) operated a tram service from central Dublin via Dollymount in Clontarf to Howth Harbour in the Dublin area of Ireland from 1900 to 1941. Formed in the 1880s, it was a separate entity from …   Wikipedia

  • Hall’s Tramroad — Brücke von Hall’s Tramroad in der Nähe von Crosskeys Hall’s Tramroad war eine britische Eisenbahngesellschaft in Monmouthshire in Wales. Benjamin Hall ließ zwischen 1805 und 1811 eine Pferdebahn errichten, die von einer Kohlegrube bei Gwrhay z …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blaenavon Tramroad — Die Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company (MR C) war eine Eisenbahngesellschaft in Südwales. Am 3. Juni 1792 wurde die Blaenavon Tramroad gegründet, um eine Grubenbahn von den Eisenwerken in Blaenavon zum Ende des Monmouthshire Canal in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brill Tramway — Manning Wardle engine Huddersfield at Quainton Road in the late 1890s with the Wotton Tramway s passenger coach of the mid 1870s, an 1895 Oxford Aylesbury Tramroad passenger coach, and a goods wagon loaded with milk cans Locale Aylesbury Va …   Wikipedia

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