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Railroad engineer

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  • Railroad engineer — A railroad engineer, railway engineer, locomotive engineer, train operator, train driver or engine driver is a person who operates a railroad locomotive and train. The engineer is the person in charge of and responsible for the locomotive(s). He… …   Wikipedia

  • railroad engineer — noun the operator of a railway locomotive • Syn: ↑engineer, ↑locomotive engineer, ↑engine driver • Derivationally related forms: ↑engine (for: ↑engineer) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Railroad chronometer — Railroad chronometers (railroader s watches) are specialized timepieces that once were crucial for safe and correct operation of trains in the United States and Canada. A system called Timetable and Train Order, which relied on highly accurate… …   Wikipedia

  • railroad — /rayl rohd /, n. 1. a permanent road laid with rails, commonly in one or more pairs of continuous lines forming a track or tracks, on which locomotives and cars are run for the transportation of passengers, freight, and mail. 2. an entire system… …   Universalium

  • Railroad tie — While wooden ties dominate North American railways, concrete is widely used in other parts of the world. A railroad tie/railway tie (North America), or railway sleeper (Europe) is a rectangular item used to support the rails in railroad tracks.… …   Wikipedia

  • Railroad Museum of New England — The Railroad Museum of New England operates the Naugatuck Railroad between Waterville, CT and Thomaston, CT. The Railroad Museum of New England name and trademark was adopted in 1987, as a result of reassessing the Valley Railroad (Connecticut)… …   Wikipedia

  • Railroad Safety Appliance Act — The Safety Appliance Act is a United States federal law that made air brakes and automatic couplers mandatory on all trains in the United States. It was enacted on March 2, 1893 and took effect in 1900 after a 7 year grace period. The act is… …   Wikipedia

  • Railroad Advocate — The Railroad Advocate was a weekly newspaper started by Zerah Colburn, the locomotive designer and editor/publisher. The first issue appeared on November 11 1854, when it was titled the Rail Road Advocate. It later became Colburn s Railroad… …   Wikipedia

  • railroad — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. railway; main or trunk line, spur; model railroad; tramline, tramway, trolley or streetcar line, street railway, subway. See transportation. v., informal, rush or push through, expedite; slang, frame …   English dictionary for students

  • engineer — n 1. operator, handler, conductor, driver, pilot; (on a streetcar or subway) motorman, (on a cable car) gripman, Brit. engine driver, Inf.Casey Jones, Railroad Sl. hogger or hog head. 2. combat engineer, pioneer, U.S. Navy.Seabee, Brit. sapper. v …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • The Brave Engineer — is a 1950 Walt Disney produced short subject cartoon, based on the exploits of legendary railroad engineer John Luther Casey Jones. It was narrated by madcap comic and radio funny man Jerry Colonna and was a fanficiful re telling of the story… …   Wikipedia

Книги

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