Neither! A 'short ton' (the US ton) is 2000 lb, a 'long ton' is just a
'ton' or 2240 lb, and a 'tonne' is 1000 kg, i.e. approximately 2205 lb.
Bea Hopkinson wrote:
> Keith if this was 9/8ths of a ton was this a long ton ? Or is it 'tonne' ?
> On 1/19/04 12:39 AM Keith Hunt writes:
>> The Wollaton Wagonway of 1603/1604 may have conveyed 'Loads' of coal that
>> were the equivalent of 3/4 rook [ie 9/8 ton].