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  • The brick building, between Spring and Broome streets, was completed in 1885 and was originally a store and warehouse with iron-rimmed storefronts.

    Actor Rents Out SoHo Co-op

  • Men stood aside for them, and looked after them enviously; for they took the rises of the trail on the run, and rattled down the counter slopes, and ground the iron-rimmed wheels harshly over the rocks.

    CHAPTER 3

  • The creaking of wooden axles and the thunder of the iron-rimmed wheels on stone was deafening, and yet over and above this he gradually became aware of an ominous noise.

    THE TIME QUAKE

  • Immense bulls haul on ice-encrusted chains and iron-rimmed wheels the size of houses groan on their axles while gouts of steam provide a writhing hazy shroud.

    Weapon Of Choice short story – excerpt « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS

  • It took all my strength to keep her iron-rimmed hoof from becoming a weapon.

    Firehorse

  • The road from Dramuria to the guano mine was paved with rough-cut graystone, soft enough that over the years the iron-rimmed wheels of the wagons carrying the guano to the port had worn wide tracks into the very stone.

    Alector's Choice

  • At nightfall there were the sounds of hooves and iron-rimmed wheels on the nearby streets and when it was fully dark Sharpe negotiated the obstacles in the alley and saw that two batteries of artillery were parked in the street.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • The wheels themselves, iron-rimmed, would leave gouges in the soil that would serve as markers for when the gun was repositioned after each shot, yet they had taken the trouble to put the stones there as well.

    Sharpe's Havoc

  • Moonlight glistened on an iron-rimmed helm and flashed from a sword-blade in the man's hand.

    The Hawk Eternal

  • A British dragoon reeled out of the fight with a face turned into a mask of blood while a cuirassier fell from his saddle to be mangled by the hooves of the gun teams then crushed by the iron-rimmed wheels of limber and cannon.

    Sharpe's Battle

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