Turnpikes Sentence Examples
Much of the road network is based on the original turnpikes built to link towns and which you had to pay to use.
The turnpike trustees wanted a new Act and the turnpikes were wrecked twice again in July 1749.
The hangings and the fear of armed response obviously had the desired affect as there were no more trouble concerning the turnpikes after 1749.
In addition, he supplied capital for the development of local turnpikes throughout the Black Country.
On turnpikes, bridges, canals and railways $53,35 2, 649 was spent between 1826 and 1843, the public debt in the latter year reaching the high-water mark of $42,188,434.
There should not be turnpikes in the 21st Century.
Industrially the early part of the 19th century was marked in New Jersey by the construction of bridges and turnpikes, the utilization of water power for manufactures, and the introduction of steam motive power upon the navigable waters.
In its fulness the system lasted just sixty years, for the first breach in it was made by an act of George IV., in 18 2 7, by which the chief turnpikes in London were abolished.
In 1835 the state agreed to subscribe one-third to the capital stock of companies organized to lay out turnpikes, railways, &c., and four years later the proportion became one-half.
Turnpikes were good quality toll roads and by law had to include milestones.Advertisement
Turnpikes were abolished in Prussia in 1874 and in Saxony in 1885.