Pack-animals sentence example
Did you know they can be used as pack animals?
From Manhao the transit is by coolies or pack animals.
It's early morning now and the noise of the loading of the pack animals down at Ashenfelter's stables has woken me.
Across the street, right behind the Western Hotel, you had The Bird Cage, The Bon Ton, The Temple of Music and then Ashenfelter's stables that Annie mentions hearing the men loading the pack animals.
The camels make excellent mounts, swift and hardy; and the extensive caravan trade is everywhere carried on exclusively by means of these pack-animals.Advertisement
During colonial times and down to the middle of the 19th century pack animals were the only means of transportation across the desert and over the rough mountain trails.
The transport of merchandise and produce was wholly by means of pack animals before the advent of railways, and is still the common means of transport away from the railway lines.
It is crossed by several tracks, passable for pack-animals, the most in use being the road between Sawlon, the capital of Gantarawadi and Man Mail.
Communication with the interior is only by roads, which are extremely defective, and nearly all the traffic is by pack animals.
Spinning and weaving are carried on among the people as a household occupation, and fabrics are made of an exceptionally substantial character.It is not uncommon to see the natives busily twirling their rude spindles as they follow their troops of pack animals over rough mountain roads, and the yarn produced is woven into cloth in their own houses on rough Spanish looms of colonial patterns.Advertisement
Camels were very successfully employed as pack animals on the Tule desert in the palmy days of Virginia City, Nevada, before the advent of railways.
The distance from Teng-yueh to Bhamo by the usual trade route is 160 m., and is generally traversed by pack-animals in seven or eight days.
Prior to the opening (in August woo) of the railway between Skagway and White Horse, Canada (110 m.), by way of the White Pass, all transportation to the interior was effected by men and pack-animals (and for a time by a system of telpherage) over these passes and the Chilkat or Dalton trail; the building of the railway reduced carriage rates to less than a tenth of their former value, and the Chilkat and Chilkoot Passes were no longer used.
In some of the more thickly settled and prosperous districts of the Eastern Cordillera these bridle paths have been so much improved that they may be considered reasonably good mountain roads, the traffic over them being that of pack animals and not of wheeled vehicles.
Baggage On the majority of treks all your trek baggage will be carried by porters or pack animals.Advertisement
Dogs are pack animals that are hardwired to respond to a distinct pack hierarchy.
Each Draper had a varied number of tailors, two squires, and a brother to care for his pack animals and his four personal horses.Originally each Knights Templar was given a mantle, a white cloak and a wool shirt.
Or, we could throw our saddles on the mules and use the rest for pack animals.