Draisine


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Draisine

 

a railcar used for transporting men and materials over short distances. The first draisines were four-wheeled carts with manual controls. Modern draisines (motor draisines) are powered by automobile or motorcycle internal combustion engines.

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Drais invented his Laufmaschine (German for "running machine") that was called a draisine by the press.
Hence, the name Draisine, although Drais himself referred to it as his 'laufmaschine'.
More often, there is a chronological line-up of different bicycle models, arranged type by type in a way that suggests a linear progression of improved bicycle technology from the early nineteenth-century draisine to the late nineteenth-century safety design.
never had seen, nor heard of, either a draisine or a tricycle.
El recorrido se inicia con la Draisine, inventada por un aleman hacia 1817, como un medio para facilitar la marcha de la humanidad.
For the bold traveller looking for something a little bit different, accessible mudflat hiking, ice skating and Draisine trolley rides (buggies that you can cycle along railroad tracks) are just some of the activities newly added to the GNTOs Feeling Fearless page.
The draisine, developed in 1817, was an early form of which method of transport?
Also on This Day: 1818: The draisine,forerunner of the bicycle was patented by Baron Karl von Drais de Sauerbrun; 1823: the first ever tin of sardines was made in Maine, USA; 1923: the inner tomb of Tutankhamun was opened at Luxor by the team lead by Lord Carnarvon; 1972: a majority in the House of Commons decided that Britain should join the Common Market.
Tenders are invited for Supply of motor measuring draisine MMD2.
Lepage traces the military use of railways from the 1830s to the Cold War, considering all aspects of military trains, including transport and logistics, rail-borne artillery, armored trains, and draisines.
THE next day, after a hearty Belgian lunch, we tackled the rail bikes at Draisines, not far from the hotel.
The contractor will organize and conduct racing at least two double Draisines, on tracks located in a ravine near the building LCS (the "Racing Draisines").