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Rubber tires do not slip on good macadam roads and during our tour it was necessary to use chains on the wheels only a few times.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The name macadam is often used now to denote the material used in making roads.
STORIES THAT WORDS TELL USELIZABETH O'NEILL
Mr. Gano stopped meditatively, and struck his blackthorn into the gray "MacAdam" powder.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
She was put together skew-geed an' one side of her was so out of geer that she couldn't run straight even on a macadam road.
FIVE LITTLE STARRS IN THE CANADIAN FORESTLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
The car raced along the road, crossed a macadam highway, went four blocks and pulled to a stop.
THE FIRST ONEHERBERT D. KASTLE
Macadam had yielded to asphalt, and now asphalt largely gave place to the wood pavement.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
Before Macadam and Telford appeared upon the scene, the office of road-surveyor was very generally looked down upon.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
He died, aged ninety-three, in 1810, five years before Macadam and Telford began their work upon the roads.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
A greater speed was attained when the roads began to be reorganised by Telford and Macadam.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
He was asleep when the army lorry roared by and then stopped down the road, brakes screeching, rubber biting into macadam.
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