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The CHAIRMAN (Mr. R. H. HARRY STANGER, Vice- President) said the audience had shown by their acclamations that the paper had been interesting. He was sure they were extremely obliged to Mr. Davidson for giving so much time to the subject, and for coming to the meeting and delivering his lecture.
Sir - Referring to Mr. Wilson’s letter of November 15 last, published in the December issue, page 483, I have pleasure in replying to the points raised by him.
1. Haulage Data. Haulage on Permanent Ways. Erman, quoted by Petrie("Descriptive Sociology")states that "when blocks of moderate size had to be conveyed along comparitively good roads, oxen were harnessed into the sledge. However, ... men were employed for this heavy work." D. Davidson