Article written by Gerrin
The Seventeenth Road was a passageway measuring 30 feet across and 15 feet high. It was located in the southern section of Thorbardin and ran north and south and turned into an east and west direction before returning back to north and south. The road itself was like every road in Thorbardin, smooth and tunneled. It had two identical pairs of rails running on it. These rails were placed 3 feet below the floor level. On each side of the tracks there was a wide walking area and in the middle of the tracks there was a 6 foot wide raised platform that ran in between them. This road also contained a steam driven engine, which ran on the tracks. Unlike the other tracks that used horses or manual labor to push carts, this road used a specialized engine to move them. This road ran from Daerbardin to Southgate. The total length of this road was 6 miles long. It also ran through the South Hall of Audience, which was located 5 miles from Southgate.
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