The gold miners and the borax miners and the railroad workers.
Kit was 14 when her father, a railroad worker, was killed in a violent accident.
railroad operators have to get regulatory waivers to place these new locomotives into service.
It was from a former railroad Commission employee who had gone to work for an oil and gas developer.
Every name, every river, every distance, railroad, bridge, relationship.
From railroad to canyon there is not an unuseful mile or hour.
There was a railroad station in the town, and there the troopers came to a halt.
The result was that I made up my mind that the railroad company must protect itself.
The "Cape to Cairo" railroad is another case of alliteration.
It can operate on grades and curves that are impossible with the railroad.
"to convict quickly and perhaps unjustly," 1873, American English, from railroad (n.).
A person knowing more than might be desirable of the affairs, or perhaps the previous life of some powerful individual, high in authority, might some day ventilate his knowledge, possibly before a court of justice; but if his wisdom is railroaded to State's prison, his evidence becomes harmless. ["Wanderings of a Vagabond," New York, 1873]Related: Railroaded; railroading. An earlier verb sense was "to have a mania for building railroads" (1847).