from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A railway-yard in which car-shunting takes place.
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Directly in front of the building lies the shunting-yard of the Southern Railroad.
The railway van still bears its original red ochre lead paint outside, the wooden boards overprinted here and there with obscure stencilled shunting-yard lingo: Forward Seymour Loco’, 4697 D only’.