- a person who has charge of operations over one portion of a railroad.
Origin of trainmaster
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Every trainmaster should be a traveling engineer and every traveling engineer should be a trainmaster.
The trainmaster says, "This is my department, you have interfered with my man."
When this got down to the superintendent or the trainmaster the conductor was called in.
The superintendent, and later the trainmaster, said: "This is my man."
Sunday morning he and Norman met in the trainmaster's office.Held for Orders
Frank H. Spearman