Without a pilot truck, the leading driving axle of the freight engine was generally overloaded.
The freight engine behind him was never built for that pace.
A freight engine soon came to the spot, backing down the express car.
At Guadalajara, Delaney and the sheriff descended from the freight engine.
She kept losing speed every second, and wheezed and puffed like a freight engine on a mountain grade, and moved about as fast.
Then I remember there came a harsh scream from a freight engine close outside.
Presley looked up quickly, and saw Dyke, the engineer, leaning on his folded arms from the cab window of the freight engine.
At fourteen, I went to work in the railroad shops; at sixteen, I was firing a freight engine on a railroad.