Means of Transportation

tumbril
a farm dumpcart for carrying dung; carts of this type were used to carry prisoners to the guillotine during the French Revolution
 
lightship
a ship equipped like a lighthouse and anchored where a permanent lighthouse would be impracticable
 
barge
a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
 
whaleboat
a long narrow boat designed for quick turning and use in rough seas
 
dandy
a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
 
Model T
the first widely available automobile powered by a gasoline engine; mass-produced by Henry Ford from 1908 to 1927
 
smack
a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
 
swamp buggy
an amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body
 
sailboat
a small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast
 
laundry truck
van that picks up and delivers laundry
 
horsecar
an early form of streetcar that was drawn by horses
 
stealth fighter
a fighter that is difficult to detect by radar; is built for precise targeting and uses laser-guided bombs
 
airliner
a commercial airplane that carries passengers
 
stealth bomber
a bomber that is difficult to detect by radar
 
technical
a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
 
fighter
a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
 
bookmobile
a van with shelves of books; serves as a mobile library or bookstore
 
tank car
a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk
 
bus
a car that is old and unreliable
 
ropeway
a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
 
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