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Glossary Results for Word "Arc Roof Carriage"

Arc Roof Carriage 19th century carriage with the roof formed of a simple (fairly flat) arc, sometimes known as a “compass” roof. Like most other railways, the LNWR in the 20th century built larger carriages with low elliptical (”cove”Explain 'Cove-roof coach') or high elliptical roofExplain 'Elliptical-roof Coach' profiles.
See examples in this part of the Carriages exhibtion (and following pages) which show examples of Arc and Cove roofs.