A terminal station embraces (I) the passenger station; (2) the goods station; (3) the locomotive, carriage and waggon depots, where the engines and the carrying stock are kept, cleaned, examined and repaired.
The usual mode of conveyance is by ox-waggon or light cart.
The journey to De Kaap by bullock-waggon occupied about six weeks.
" Kurveying " (the conducting of transport by bullock-waggon) in itself constituted a great industry.
The city has cotton-compresses and cotton-gins, and among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, flour, cement blocks, pressed bricks, canned goods, foundry products, waggon-beds and creamery products.
Even the waggon vaults over the nave, choir and transepts are of stone unprotected by lead or tiles.
Thence westward the Mohawk Valley furnishes a highway which is followed by canal, railway and waggon road.
The chief manufacture is that of cotton fabrics; the town also possesses iron forges, iron and brass foundries, oil and grease works, railway waggon factories, and bolt, screw and nail works.
Only one waggon road leads northwards from Hu-peh, and that is to Nan-yang Fu in Ho-nan, where it forks, one branch going to Peking by way of K`ai-feng Fu, and the other into Shan-si by Ho-nan Fu.
The excellence of the waggon roads of the state is largely due to the plentiful supply of trap rock in New Jersey.
You will receive a box from me on Thursday next by the waggon, that starts from town to-morrow."
Thereupon President Kruger arbitrarily closed the drifts (fords) on the Vaal river, and thus prevented through waggon traffic, causing an enormous block of waggons on the banks of the Vaal.