Origin of railroader

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; railroad + -er1
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Historical Examples of railroader

  • I should be proud to have him, sir, and to be the one to start him on the right track as a railroader.

    Cab and Caboose

    Kirk Munroe

  • Still, he had the genuine interest of the railroader in the subjects he mentioned.

  • Ralph was a railroader by inheritance as well as predilection.

  • Yet he is far too good a railroader to ignore the value of its passenger traffic.

    The Railroad Problem

    Edward Hungerford

  • He was something of a railroader himself, that doughty general.

    The Railroad Problem

    Edward Hungerford