from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A train running back and forth for a short distance like a shuttle, as over a track connecting a main line with a station at a short distance from it.
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Eventually within a couple of hours it crossed Fox River with its little settlement and descended to Mt. Hope police station, where there is a 'phone with which to "get in touch" again and then a Mission rocker on the screened veranda where the breezes of the near-by Atlantic will have you well cooled off before you can catch the shuttle-train back to Gatun.
-- Utilizing the double-loop, BNSF shuttle-train loading facility to supply grain customers, both nationally and internationally;