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Definition of Drawbar

Drawbar n. means: An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train.

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Drawbar n. means: An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train.

Meaning of Drawbar

Drawbar (n.) means: An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train.

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Draglink (n.): A drawbar.

Drawlink (n.): Same as Drawbar (b).

Drawspring (n.): The spring to which a drawbar is attached.

Dragbar (n.): Same as Drawbar (b). Called also draglink, and drawlink.

Drawhead (n.): The flanged outer end of a drawbar; also, a name applied to the drawgear.

Drawbar (n.): A bar of iron with an eye at each end, or a heavy link, for coupling a locomotive to a tender or car.

Drawbar (n.): An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Drawbar

Meaning of DRAWBAR FLAGGING

DRAWBAR FLAGGING means: Flagman leaning against the drawbar on the caboose, or standing near the caboose, to protect the rear end of his train, instead of going back "a sufficient distance" as rules require. Such a man is taking a chance, due maybe to laziness, exhaustion, severe cold, fear of the train leaving without him, etc.

Meaning of SECRET WORKS

SECRET WORKS means: Automatic air-brake application. Also the draft timbers and drawbar of a car, when extracted by force. If only the drawbar is pulled out, you say, "We got a lung," but if the draft timbers comewith it, you say, "We got the whole damn secret works"

Meaning of GUT

GUT means: Air hose. Guts is drawbar

Meaning of LUNG

LUNG means: Drawbar or air hose

Meaning of BULLNOSE

BULLNOSE means: Front drawbar of a locomotive

Meaning of SHORT FLAGGING

SHORT FLAGGING means: Flagman not far enough from his train to protect it. (See drawbar flagging)

Meaning of DEAD MAN'S HOLE

DEAD MAN'S HOLE means: Method of righting an overturned engine or car. A six-foot hole is dug about forty feet from the engine or car, long enough to hold a large solid-oak plank. A trench is then dug up to the engine and heavy ropes laid in it, with a four-sheave block, or pulley, at the lower end of the engine and a three-sheave block at the top of the boiler. Chains are fastened to the underside of the engine and hooked to the three-sheave block. The free end of the rope is then hooked to the drawbar of a road engine. The hole is filled-packed hard to hold the "dead man" down against the coming pull. When the engine moves up the track she pulls ropes over the top of the boiler of the overturned locomotive on the chains that are fastened to the lower part, rolling the engine over sidewise and onto her wheels again

Meaning of Draglink

Draglink means: A drawbar.

Meaning of Drawlink

Drawlink means: Same as Drawbar (b).

Meaning of Drawspring

Drawspring means: The spring to which a drawbar is attached.

Meaning of Dragbar

Dragbar means: Same as Drawbar (b). Called also draglink, and drawlink.

Meaning of Drawhead

Drawhead means: The flanged outer end of a drawbar; also, a name applied to the drawgear.

Meaning of Drawbar

Drawbar means: A bar of iron with an eye at each end, or a heavy link, for coupling a locomotive to a tender or car.

Meaning of Drawbar

Drawbar means: An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train.

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Meaning of Gambrel

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Meaning of SHUFFLE THE DECK

SHUFFLE THE DECK means: Switch cars onto house tracks at every station you pass on your run

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