yardmaster

NOUN
  1. a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard
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How To Use yardmaster In A Sentence

  • For example, Don Riel, a Society member and retired CSX yardmaster, grew up near the C&O water treatment plant and the fenced-in Russell High School ‘Sportsman Field.’
  • Railway shunters, pointsmen, signalmen and yardmasters began an indefinite strike at midnight on August 5, demanding the immediate settlement of salary anomalies.
  • Co-ordination of rail movements was the responsibility of a shift yardmaster, who was in contact with the TH & B and CNR yardmasters, and four assistant shift yardmasters.
  • Like it was for most railroaders working in and out of Russell, RU Cabin became a daily institution… a key element in the workplace for countless train crews, yard crews, hostlers, yardmasters, and dispatchers.
  • As one retired yardmaster once commented, ‘When they built this yard it was impossible to get blocked in.’
  • Forester walked into the yardmaster's office without knocking.
  • However, the yardmaster discovered that Yarbrough had spent some time in a nearby tavern and was drunk, and dismissed him from the service.
  • Railway shunters, pointsmen, signalmen and yardmasters began an indefinite strike at midnight on August 5, demanding the immediate settlement of salary anomalies.
  • It served as home for the Coal River dispatcher, St. Albans yardmaster, and trainmaster for many years.
  • Not too likely for they were used in only one place that I know of, CPR's Lambton Yard in Toronto where Sam Ashdown worked as a yardmaster.
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