- handbrake turn,
Origin of handcar
Examples from the Web for handcar
There was nobody left in the cut, and both the train and the handcar on which the section hands had traveled, were out of sight.
The section men had even got upon their handcar and were pumping away up the east-bound track.
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
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.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
The crippled one was helped aboard of the handcar, Zeph joined them, and the handcar sped away.Ralph, the Train Dispatcher|Allen Chapman