The water mounted to the hubs, then to the bottom of the carryall.
When we came through Chicago, the mud was up to the hubs everywhere.
He whittled the axles out with his knife, and he made the hubs with it.
Joints are made at the hubs, and should be leaded and well calked.
They had to pull off to bypass a wagon and the carriage sank to the hubs.
Nothing but “ellum” was proper stuff for the hubs, you know.
The hubs were plugged with pieces of wood, whittled to tightly fit the holes.
Often the wheels of the wagons would be up to the hubs in the soft, miry land.
The next instant they were in it, the water coming up to the hubs.
A moment later the entire machine was in the water, submerged to the hubs.