And this train, which was just a bunch of cardboard with a cowcatcher attached to it, was pushed into view by a bunch of people.
It's against the law to spear fish with a cowcatcher this time o' year.
It was a novel sensation to the youths—sitting on the cowcatcher of the engine.
The train was forced to a crawl with the cowcatcher fairly nipping at the horse's heels.
As many wounded as possible were piled on to the engine, standing in the cab, lying on the tender, or clinging to the cowcatcher.
He gave it in charge of the other man, and then he climbed over the engine, and he came down on the cowcatcher.
We always expect to see an enormous red tongue running in and out over the cowcatcher.
Captain Fuller rode on the pilot of his engine, and removed such of the obstructions as were not knocked off by the cowcatcher.
I could only place stones on the line, but these were swept away by the cowcatcher, and so the train passed in safety.
While we were talking, a trainman drew a dead chicken from between two bars of the cowcatcher, where its head was wedged.