History of road transport
The history of road transport started with the development of tracks by humans and their beasts of burden.
The first forms of road transport were horses, oxen or even humans carrying goods over tr...
History of road transport - Wikipedia
Big yellow taxi: a history of New York City's cabs – in pictures
The Nissan NV200, known as the Taxi of Tomorrow, officially became New York’s standard cab. The radical redesign means the city’s trademark cabs will be more of a minivan than a car – with more legroo...
Roman roads - History Channel documentary
A look at how Roman roads were constructed and how they tied together a growing empire.
Carriage
Rick visits Lisbon's Belém District, a stately pincushion of important sights, including one of Europe's top coach museums. For more information on the Rick ...
Trade route
A trade route is a logistical network identified as a series of pathways and stoppages used for the commercial transport of cargo. Allowing goods to reach distant markets, a single trade route contain...
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Roman roads
Roman roads (Latin: viae; singular: via) were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 500 BC through the expansion and consolidat...
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Turnpike trust
Turnpike trusts were bodies set up by individual acts of Parliament, with powers to collect road tolls for maintaining the principal roads in Britain from the 17th but especially during the 18th and 1...
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Plank road
A plank road is a dirt path or road covered with a series of wooden planks. Plank roads were very popular in Ontario, the U.S. Northeast and U.S. Midwest in the first half of the 19th century. They we...
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Carriage
A carriage is a wheeled vehicle for people, usually horse-drawn; litters (palanquins) and sedan chairs are excluded, since they are wheelless vehicles. The carriage is especially designed for private ...
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Stagecoach
A stagecoach is a type of covered wagon used to carry passengers and goods inside. It is strongly sprung and generally drawn by four horses, usually four-in-hand. Widely used before the introduction o...
Stagecoach - Wikipedia
History of the automobile
The early history of the automobile can be divided into a number of eras, based on the prevalent means of propulsion. Later periods were defined by trends in exterior styling, size, and utility prefer...
History of the automobile - Wikipedia
Wagon
A wagon (also spelt waggon in British and Commonwealth English) is a heavy four-wheeled vehicle pulled by draught animals, used for transporting goods, commodities, agricultural materials, supplies, a...
Wagon - Wikipedia
Maritime republics
The maritime republics (Italian: repubbliche marinare) were city-states which flourished in Italy and Dalmatia during the Middle Ages. The best known are the Republic of Venice, the Republic of ...
Maritime republics - Wikipedia
Maes Titianus
Maës Titianus was an ancient traveller of Macedonian culture who is recorded as having travelled farthest along the Silk Road from the Mediterranean world. In the early 2nd century CE or at the end o...
Maes Titianus - Wikipedia
Vishnupalita Kambhoja
Prince Vishnupalita Kambhoja (Kumara Kanbhoja Vhenupalita in Mhar (Mahad)inscriptions) finds reference in the Buddhist inscriptions (today known as Gandharpale caves situated near confluence of Gand...
Vishnupalita Kambhoja - Wikipedia
Honda Collection Hall
The Honda Collection Hall is a transport museum housing a collection of Honda consumer- and racing-oriented artifacts. It is on the grounds of the Twin Ring Motegi race track located at Motegi, Japan....
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Court Treatt expedition
The Court Treatt expedition was the first successful trip by "road" from Cape Town to Cairo. It took place in 1924 using two Crossley cars , and was led by Major Court Treatt. As traffical roads gen...
Ulriksdal Palace
Ulriksdal Palace (Swedish: Ulriksdals slott) is a royal palace situated on the banks of the Edsviken in the Royal National City Park in Solna Municipality, 6 km north of Stockholm. It was or...
Ulriksdal Palace - Wikipedia
Conestoga wagon
The Conestoga wagon is a heavy, covered wagon that was used extensively during the late eighteenth century and the nineteenth century in the United States and Canada. It was large enough to transport ...
Conestoga wagon - Wikipedia