railroad siding

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Noun1.railroad siding - a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to passrailroad siding - a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
railroad track, railway, railroad - a line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"
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The Creswell-based McDougal Brothers mining and logging company is moving ahead with plans to build a railroad siding in west Eugene, potentially for hauling gravel and logs between the south Willamette Valley and the Oregon Coast.
The firm has a special permit application before the town's Zoning Commission to approve the construction of a railroad siding at the northeast end of O&G's Boardman Road property.
The bombs had been left on a pallet by a railroad siding, eventually growing over with weeds until rediscovered by the Woodbridge Historical Association.
The Exton railroad siding, adjacent to his community, is on the Canadian National Railway's main east-west line.
The current location of these facilities, with frontage on Shrewsbury Street and Albany Street along with a railroad siding, has long been considered attractive for a higher and better use.
July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Plans for a new Canadian National customs facility and railroad siding are underway in Minnesota's borderland.
A railroad siding is located next to the warehousing end of the building.
Ehrp says the new facility, which sits on a railroad siding capable of handling 115-car unit trains, is operated by a staff of four, compared to a workforce of nine that operated three older, smaller fertilizer plants, which have since been closed.
Lancaster started in 1876 as a railroad siding with a well and homes for railroad workers on the Southern Pacific tracks that were laid that year to Los Angeles, Gurba writes.
Over the years the plant was expanded and a manufacturing building was built over that sewer as was a railroad siding.
Against a slash of livid horizon under an otherwise overcast sky, stanchion lights gleam wanly along a railroad siding lined with empty timber cars.
Eventually the hotel will be served by a railroad siding, allowing tourists to step directly from their railroad cars to the hotel lobby.

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