This was kept up for some time, and finally the boys saw the brakeman come to a halt and wave his flag in a peculiar manner.
The brakeman, returning, paused and inquired right and left on his way through.
A brakeman from the freight came to the passenger train to report what was doing.
The brakeman slapped me on the shoulder and good-naturedly straightened.
All of us were huddled together on a flat-car, and of course the brakeman saw us.
The brakeman returned with a broom, to sweep up the chips of broken bottle.
It was properly the brakeman's business to keep the car clean, but when Ray got back to the depot, Giddy was nowhere to be found.
"We ought to be at Clowdry in five minutes now," said the brakeman.
Thereupon the guard, about like our brakeman, locks the door, and you are a prisoner until the next station is reached.
Being a brakeman is almost as good as going with a "troupe" or a circus.