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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pointman
Literary usage of Pointman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Stokers and Pokers by Francis Bond Head (1849)
"... the pointman must not turn the points for the Line to Warrington, but must let the Grand Junction Train run past the points towards Manchester. 22. ..."
2. Elements of Mining by George Joseph Young (1916)
"... 1 pointman, 6 men shoveling and wheeling, 1 foreman. Fuel.—For steam points 15 to 20 in number, 1 cord; for hoisting, >£ to 1 cord of wood. Output. ..."
3. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1913)
"At the tune of the visit this plant was working two 10-hour shifts a day, and was employing about 17 men, comprising a foreman, engineer, and pointman, ..."
4. Patents for Inventions: Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Railways by Great Britain Patent Office, Henry Reader Lack, Patent Office, Great Britain (1884)
"... insulated electric wires are used extending from the battery at the pointman's location to the siding * hose opening he is to control. ..."