As the big wheels turned, they tossed sand up and over the rim.
I love my wheeled wonder, my palace on wheels, but it's unique and easily remembered.
The wheels were already in motion.
They fastened each of these wheels to the end of an iron rod which they passed through the boat from side to side.
The wheels of the Conestoga wagons had been modified with wide rims to even the load on the sand.
I've purchased a home on wheels for my journeys.
She talks forward of the spring; seeing the flowers and the young people riding on these new wheels called bicycles, but I think to myself she'll not last the winter.
The postilion started, the carriage wheels rattled.
All her skills were occupied simply keeping all four wheels on the ground.
So they re-introduced it as chick-wheels so the honeys along the beach could scoop out the surfers and maybe get laid.
A blacksmith in Gravette was making the wheels, but the rest of the buggy was complete, right down to the leather seats.
The man lifted his hands gently from the trunk, and the rear wheels of the car lifted a few inches from the ground.
She released his arm only to grab it again as one of the buggy wheels dropped into a pothole.
I parked my home on wheels under a tree and unbound my reluctant guest.
I am thankfully ensconced in my perfect house on wheels, mended in body but seething in mind.
Another opportunity will present itself I'm sure, but not where I might be identified with my perfect house on wheels and electric bicycle.
But I am a patient man and the sun is shining, the brook that fronts my home on wheels is singing.
"Money may keep this whole world turning, but love greases the wheels," she quipped in reverse.
She stomped on the accelerator and for a moment the wheels spun gravel.
Her mental wheels began to move again as she grappled with not only what he'd done, but why Andre and Gabriel – who knew the truth long before she did – chose now to have it revealed to her.
Fred O'Connor's eyes lit up and his wheels began to spin.
Katie hit the accelerator and the wheels spun wildly, instantly coating Carmen and Alex with mud.
But in spite of her lack of beauty, Ethel Rosewater was hell on wheels in bed.
She was hell on wheels, moaning and carrying on something wicked!
The first sign of the ground Dean spotted was a rain puddle reflecting the glow from the lights of the plane as the wheels touched the runway—one, two, three times before the tired aircraft glided to the taxiway.
Wheels crunched on gravel as a car stopped in her drive.
He kept on, planning and thinking and working, until at last he succeeded in making a boat with paddle wheels that could be run by steam.
He could account for the correct mileage on the car if he used a tow bar that kept the wheels on the road.
With all other thoughts lulled from his mind by the steady cadence of the wheels, he moved step by step through every facet of the Byrne case.
Wheels of understanding began turning but before he could collect his thoughts, Randy returned to the room.
I didn't have wheels and Byrne offered to take me to Blooming Grove.
In time it became a common practice to cover them with a thin sheathing or plating of iron, in order to add to their life; this expedient caused more wear on the wooden rollers of the wagons, and, apparently towards the middle of the 18th century, led to the introduction of iron wheels, the use of which is recorded on a wooden railway near Bath in 1734.
At the ends, for the purpose of keeping the flat wheels on the track.
Deep to control extra guiding wheels which were to be of somewhat larger diameter than the bearing wheels and to be affixed to them.
In the first instance he proposed to place the guiding wheels outside the bearing wheels, and the Nanpantan line was laid on this plan with a width of 5 ft.
In diameter, with a stroke of 162 in., and the driving wheels, which were placed in front under the funnel, were 4 ft.
The Rocket possessed the three elements of efficiency of the modern locomotive - the internal water-surrounded fire-box and the multitubular flue in the boiler; the blast-pipe, by which the steam after doing its work in the cylinders was exhausted up the chimney, and thus served to increase the draught and promote the rapid combustion of the fuel; and the direct connexion of the steam cylinders, one on each side of the engine, with the two driving wheels mounted on one axle.
After the success of the Rocket, the Stephensons received orders to build seven more engines, which were of very similar design, though rather larger, being four-wheeled engines, with the two driving wheels in front and the cylinders behind; and in October 1830 they constructed a ninth engine, the Planet, also for the Liverpool & Manchester railway, which still more closely resembled the modern type, since the driving wheels were placed at the fire-box end, while the two cylinders were arranged under the smoke-box, inside the frames.
By an invention probably due to Humfray Cole and published in 1 578 by William Bourne in his Inventions and Devices, it was proposed to register a ship's speed by means of a "little small close boat," with a wheel, or wheels, and an axle-tree to turn clockwork in the little boat, with dials and pointers indicating fathoms, leagues, scores of leagues and hundreds of leagues.
The log should be washed in fresh water when practicable, to prevent oxidization of the wheels, and be lubricated with suitable oil through a hole in the case.
Strong worms and wheels are substituted for the light clockwork.
Three or four piers or sometimes bridges of masonry are run out into the bed of the river, frequently from both sides at once, raising the level of the stream and thus giving a water power sufficient to turn the gigantic wheel or wheels, sometimes almost 40 ft.