Origin of handcar
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Examples from the Web for handcar
But even as the handcar was passing him Mr. Trimm regretted his hastiness.
He was thus engaged when the handcar rattled over the bridge.Trading Jeff and his Dog
James Arthur Kjelgaard
He made a jump off the right-of-way, and as the handcar flashed by he watched its flight from the covert of a weed tangle.
Bannon walked back to the tracks, in time to see a handcar and trailer, packed with men, come up the track and stop near at hand.Calumet 'K'
He carried 'Thusia to the street and rested her on a handcar that stood beside the railway and wrapped her in his greatcoat.Dominie Dean
Ellis Parker Butler