Railway scale

a platform scale bearing a track which forms part of the line of a railway, for weighing loaded cars.

See also: Railroad

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Rodney Hall, secretary of the Welsh Railways Research Circle which railway enthusiast and model railway scale builder Mr Morgan co-founded, said he and a few other circle members intended to be at the funeral and they were glad it appeared there would now be a lot more people present.
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