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  • noun Plural form of yardmaster.

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Examples

  • Also doing better: railroad conductors and yardmasters.

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  • Traffic in and out of the Cut was directed from towers at either entrance by yardmasters who kept in telephone contact with the various dumps and with a half-dozen small towers strung out along the line of excavation.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • The yardmasters, who took their orders from the chief dispatcher at Empire, directed the passage of each loaded train to a particular dumping ground and ordered the right of way for the train when it hit the main line of the Panama Railroad.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Traffic in and out of the Cut was directed from towers at either entrance by yardmasters who kept in telephone contact with the various dumps and with a half-dozen small towers strung out along the line of excavation.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • The yardmasters, who took their orders from the chief dispatcher at Empire, directed the passage of each loaded train to a particular dumping ground and ordered the right of way for the train when it hit the main line of the Panama Railroad.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Also doing better: railroad conductors and yardmasters.

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