The company says--he is--and the public says--he is; but I'm--a pointsman--and I know--better.
The pointsman aloft in the signal-box made the motions of drawing, with some difficulty, hogsheads of beer.
Looking at it from their side, the pointsman was detestable; only fit, as the Squire said, to be hanged.
It is not very long ago since I saw in a newspaper an account of a pointsman being found dead in his box!
Such a withered old face was the face of the pointsman at No. 11 point!
The scenery of the pointsman is sufficiently ingenious to satisfy the cravings for sensation of a typical British audience.
At the Olympic Mr. Willard has made his mark as the pointsman.
The pointsman is likely to remain on the line of the Olympic bills for many a week to come.
The following morning he had not appeared when we started to hunt, myself going as pointsman with Orkeke.
A pointsman should stand while the train passes, and then step off to right the points at once.