railroad man


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Noun1.railroad man - an employee of a railroadrailroad man - an employee of a railroad    
brakeman - a railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
signalman - a railroad employee in charge of signals and point in a railroad yard
yardman - worker in a railway yard
train dispatcher, trainmaster, yardmaster - a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard
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I'm a railroad man and I've been in the tropics a lot.
Huntington, the great railroad man, he gave me two dollars for our school.
He was an Air Force veteran and a career railroad man whose passions included trains, covered bridges, painting and the love of his hometown Pittsburgh, PA.
A railroad man never forgets that the next run may be his turn," Cather writes.
So General Pershing asked to be sent the best railroad man that could be found, in the hope he could thereby have some control over how the boys got to the front.
So in 1856, Burnham moved to Chicago, where he met a railroad man, who, after looking over Halladay's invention, saw its possibilities for keeping the railroad's track-side water tanks filled.
Civil engineer and railroad man John Elfreth Watkins Jr forecast TVs and mobile phones in 1900.
Photographs taken by Saratoga railroad man Cornelius Durkee during this visit are now part of the City Archives at the New Orleans Public Library.
was a railroad broker, he was a railroad man, spending eight years in a railroad's risk management department.
I chose Adams because he was the single most important western railroad man trying to institute system and structure during the late nineteenth century.
He moved to Montana two years later and remained a loyal railroad man for the rest of his life, working there for 50 years, marrying co-worker Agnes Twokey and travelling by plane only once in his life.