- a structure, as over an extent of railroad track on a mountainside, for protection against snow.
Origin of snowshed
Examples from the Web for snowshed
Historical Examples of snowshed
Both the firemen on Number Six have went out from gas—in the snowshed.
Houston followed the figure toward the snowshed on the hill.
The grip of at least one snowshed was broken; but there remained twenty more—and the Death Trail—beyond!
Only one snowshed remained, with but a feeble bulwark of drifts before it.
- a shelter built over an exposed section of railway track to prevent its blockage by snow