Definition of Gatemen
1. Noun. (plural of gateman) ¹
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Definition of Gatemen
1. gateman [n] - See also: gateman
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Literary usage of Gatemen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Railroad Expenses by James Shirley Eaton (1913)
"... and gatemen. If the line of road between terminals were upon an inviolably private right of way with highway crossings on separated grades, ..."
2. The Economics of Railroad Construction by Walter Loring Webb (1912)
"Signals, flagmen, and gatemen.— The necessity for flagmen and switchmen may be said in general to increase with the ..."
3. The Story of the Exposition: Being the Official History of the International by Frank Morton Todd (1921)
"... and there was not a single complaint to the Department office, in spite of the fact that many of the gatemen were comparatively untrained. ..."
4. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the by Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson (1889)
"Same—gatemen—Agreement for Running Powers—Liability.—A railroad company which, in operating the road with the company owning the same, under an agreement to ..."
5. The Railways of Great Britain and Ireland Practically Described and Illustrated by Francis Whishaw (1842)
"Orders to gatemen and Policemen. That all gatemen and policemen shall be ... That all gatemen shall communicate to the enginemen passing through the gates, ..."
6. A Compilation of the Laws of Ohio Affecting the Regulation of Railroads and by Ohio, Ohio Public Service Commission (1913)
"When gatemen are maintained at such crossings, it is their duty to observe the tracks and know when, on account of trains or engines thereon, ..."
7. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1904)
"gatemen provided with a house by the company will have fuel free, and must pay sixty-two cents a week rent, but if they open the gates by night, ..."