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5 edition of Corduroy Road found in the catalog.

Corduroy Road

Patricia Edwards Clyne

Corduroy Road

  • 120 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Peter Smith Publisher Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - United States - Colonial,
  • Children"s All Ages,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9862317M
    ISBN 100844661635
    ISBN 109780844661636
    OCLC/WorldCa12159233

    A corduroy road or log road is a type of road made by placing sand-covered logs perpendicular to the direction of the road over a low or swampy area. The result is an improvement over impassable mud or dirt roads, yet rough in the best of conditions and a hazard to horses due to shifting loose logs. Day 4 with Corduroy. Since we were traveling on this day, we only read the book together before hitting the road. Day 5 with Corduroy. We spent the day in Denver as a sort of last “hoorah” before new baby. I took him to Barnes & Noble where we hung out in the children’s section. I let him explore and we inevitably ended up in the.


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From the dust jacket flap: "Corduroy Road is the inside story of one of the most fabulous characters of our time.5/5(2). Corduroy Road book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What is the corduroy road?Logs laid crosswise, bark to bark, they were a m 3/5.

Corduroy roads. by Alma Lunden (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Paperback from $ Author: Alma Lunden. A corduroy road or log road is a type of road or timber trackway made by placing logs, perpendicular to the direction of the road over a low or swampy area.

The result is an improvement over impassable mud or dirt roads, yet rough in the best of conditions and a hazard to horses due to shifting loose logs. Corduroy roads can also be built as a foundation for other surfacing. Corduroy roads, made of logs laid perpendicular to the direction of travel, have been used to cross wet areas since Roman times.

While corduroy does not provide the sort of permanent, solid roadbed that a skidder would need, it can be adequate for small tractors, hikers, and cross-country skiers. corduroy road noun Weber Rugged Hills 83 When the ground was flat, it was hard for the team to pull the logs. So we made what we called a corduroy road.

We cut a bunch of short, small logs about 6 to 8 inches in diameter and laid them on the ground about 2 foot apart. Corduroy Road Corduroy Road book is a heritage-listed archaeological site at Toowoomba-Ipswich Road, Laidley, Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, site contains the remnants of the former main dray road between Ipswich and Drayton, which had been upgraded from a track to a corduroy (sand-covered log) road between the s and s, using grey ironbark logs (Eucalyptus drepanophylla).Location: Toowoomba-Ipswich Road, Laidley, Lockyer.

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The Corduroy Road Curban Historic Site near Curban This corduroy road was possibly originally built or re-made by Charles Law, owner of the nearby Wattle Park selection (Gulargambone Historical Society Book Committee ).

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Such words elicit unimaginable fears in the minds of parents. Strangulations, padded walls, adoptions, divorce. Before the age of 22, Michael had travelled o kilometres (the equatorial circumference of the earth is 40, kilometres) - much of it on the road involving countless adventures.

Corduroy road to Oregon Summary Man seated in Buick roadster on trip through upstate N.Y. Created / Published Notes - Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old. Book: Corduroy Road: The Story of Glenn McCarthy, by Wallace Davis.

A very fine first edition in a very scarce dust jacket. This copy is signed by the author. Born six years after Spindeltop, McCarthy was know as the "King of the Wildcatters." McCarthy built the Shamrock Hotel in Houston.

A great biography of one of the most fabulous Texas oil characters. While digging up a street in Michigan’s Grand Haven Township, a team of construction workers recently unearthed feet of a corduroy road that Author: Brigit Katz. The name brings to mind the term "Corduroy Road." This is a type of road, much like a plank road, but with entire logs used instead of flat planks.

Much like the cords in fabric, the logs are placed perpendicular to the direction of the road, usually over a wet, muddy, or swampy landscape. This section is from the book "Wrinkles And Recipes How To Build Corduroy Roads. First lay all small poles or brush transversely and across the road.

Next take long trees-the smallest ends being at least 10 inches diameter-and place them longitudinally across the poles, in two rows, 8 feet apart from centre to centre, making the ends at the.

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Two million children and adults read the book on the same day. Corduroy was one of the first books inducted into the Indies Choice Book Awards Picture Book Hall /5(K).

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Perfect for road trips or quiet bedtime reading, as well as story time, preschool, and home /5(23). Archive Corduroy road Imagemaster What a great historical photo. I think it would make a great picture book with more photos and a sprinkling of B&W historical photos to show how the road was used.

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From our hand tossed PIZZA to the awesome Baked Battleship Location: Corduroy Road, Oregon,Ohio. Corduroy roads are roads that are built with logs or poles placed across swampy or unstable ground. This type of road was used by wheeled vehicles and horses.

Corduroy definition, a cotton-filling pile fabric with lengthwise cords or ridges. See more.View of a corduroy road in the woods on Sugar Island. Handwritten on sleeve: "A corduroy road, Sugar Is. Aug.".Corduroy is a textile with a distinct pattern, a "cord" or wale.

Modern corduroy is most commonly composed of tufted cords, sometimes exhibiting a channel (bare to the base fabric) between the tufts. Both velvet and corduroy derive from fustian fabric. The fabric looks as if it is made from multiple cords laid parallel to each other and then stitched together.