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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Knute owned a logging business in Houpt, a small eastern Beltrami County railroad siding where logging companies would stage harvested timber before it was hauled away by train.
25, 2017, when he was unloading a train hopper car at a railroad siding on Big Tree Road in Lakeville, Livingston County.
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.
A railroad siding came in at that point and was used to deliver product to McCandless Fuels.
While company spokespeople say that there are no plans to increase that amount, Covanta's plans to build a new railroad siding adjacent to the plant are raising suspicions.
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.
Parked on a railroad siding, The Hagenbeck-Wallace circus train was waiting to switch over to a track that led to the nearby city of Hammond, where the circus was scheduled to perform.
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."
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.