- a person who manages a small railroad station.
Origin of station agent
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for station agent
The station-agent, even in the smallest towns, has a less lonely time.The Modern Railroad
And whilst you was away, she had a talk with the station-agent–about rates East.
I wonder,” remarks the station-agent, “if that Rockafeller telegram was genuwine.
In a few months he could handle the key about as well as the station-agent.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14
I asked the station-agent and the conductor, but each refused, saying it would not be consistent with their duty.The Wonders of Prayer