trainmaster

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trainmaster a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard
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Usage

In literature:

Like all the other offices in the Crow's Nest, that of the trainmaster was bare and uninviting.
"The Taming of Red Butte Western" by Francis Lynde
He got up at last, restless, walked through the trainmaster's room, into the despatcher's office, and stumbled on the tragedy of the night.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
Reed, the trainmaster, was right behind the big master mechanic.
"Held for Orders" by Frank H. Spearman
At that time he was trainmaster of the Southern Railway at Asheville, North Carolina.
"The Railroad Problem" by Edward Hungerford
The trainmaster turned three colors.
"The Modern Railroad" by Edward Hungerford
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