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Volume 4, 1871
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An Inquiry into the Influence of Railway Gauge upon the Constructive Cost and Working Expenses of Railways.

2. “An Inquiry into the Influence of Railway Gauge upon the Constructive Cost and Working Expenses of Railway,” by E. Dobson, Assoc. Inst. C.E. (Printed and circulated separately.)

Some slight discussion took place, in the course of which His Excellency the Governor remarked that the narrow gauge had not realised all that was

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expected of it in Australia, but thought that the adoption of the narrow gauge being at that time novel, and in some degree experimental, it would not be fair to draw conclusions from the results obtained there.

3. “Additional Notes on Moas and Moa-hunters,” by Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S. (See Transactions, p. 90.)

4. “Some Observations on the Annual Address of the President of the Philosophical Institute, delivered 1st March, 1871,” by the Rev. J. W. Stack. (See Transactions, p. 107.)