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boxcar

[′bäks‚kär]
(communications)
One of a series of long signal-wave pulses which are separated by very short intervals of time.
(engineering)
A railroad car with a flat roof and vertical sides, usually with sliding doors, which carries freight that needs to be protected from weather and theft.
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BNSF Railway is excited to provide rail service for McKay TransCold s new dedicated refrigerated boxcar unit train between the Chicago area and the Central Valley of California as a supply chain solution to shippers who will benefit by moving fresh and frozen products by rail, said Dave Garin, BNSF group vice president, industrial products.
Formed in 2011 specifically to execute the boxcar opportunity with BNSF Railway, MTC is guided by seasoned transportation professionals.
But the boxcar "won't be difficult to restore to its original vigor,'' said Dave Cross, a Bakersfield architect who is involved in the restoration effort.
Admiring the shadow of the train on gravel coloured "like kernels of Indian corn," Vollmann wonders "whether this might be the place where Fate meant me to disembark and commence my more perfect life; meanwhile, Steve worried because the righthand wall of the boxcar was warm, implying that we must be going north instead of west--and he was right; we'd arrived in Idaho
Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and CSX Transportation are joining forces to offer a transcontinental, 55-car train of new refrigerated boxcars that will travel from Wallula WA to Albany NY in just over five days.
Whether the new boxcar makes it into production or not, is yet to be seen.
At any rate, it's 1999, and Ripper finds himself progressively consumed by "an underlying sense of fear" that he can't shake, even fantasizing--disgracefully, I'd say--that he's locked in a boxcar and on his way to a concentration camp.
BoxCar Pro software allows administrators to set high-and low-level alarm thresholds and to view data graphically so they can track temperature and humidity conditions over time.
But something tells me that the champagne trickling down from the fountains of the Cheneys won't ever reach Boxcar Bill here.
A forklift operator and truck can be seen picking up finished bales shortly after they are tied and taking the bale either to a storage area or--in cases where inventory is held to a minimum--directly into a truck trailer or boxcar.
The legends, the business of the hagiographers, begin with his birth: born in a boxcar while his mother was traveling on a train through Siberia; raised in the margins of a nation torn apart by World War II and the Cold War; early recognition in the world-famous school and company of Leningrad's Kirov Ballet; the cloak-and-dagger defection from the touring Kirov in June 1961 on the tarmac in Paris, which ignited a media firestorm that would spook him the rest of his life.
Lucky's Danny Wallace came up $1000 with a nollie heels backside 50-50 on the rail for best trick, and despite getting kicked out of his room and having to sleep in an abandoned train boxcar, Billy Marks won the whole shebang.