Alexandria is served by the Baltimore & Ohio, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Southern and the Washington Southern railways; by the Washington, Alexandria & Mount Vernon electric railway; and by several lines of river and coasting steamboats.
The pterodactyl dropped and caught itself, coasting in the sea breeze.
He beat the air mercilessly with his wings, rising high above the city and coasting on cold wind currents until he reached the ocean.
As a youth he fled from home to escape a clerical education, but afterwards joined his father in the coasting trade.
Fifty-four vessels with 84,844 tons and crews numbering 1168 persons were sea-going; 134 with 6587 tons were coasting-vessels, and 246 with 353 tons were fishing vessels.