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swamper

[′swäm·pər]
(mining engineering)
A rear brakeman in a metal mine.
A laborer who assists in hauling ore and rock, coupling and uncoupling cars, throwing switches, and loading and unloading carriers.
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The novel concludes with Nick and the swamper driving out to fight Figlia and retrieve Ed's golden apples, reducing economics to its barest Nietzschean power conflict.
Since you know that Swamper tires aren't so super for any kind of military usage, use only authorized tires on your HMMWV.
According to industry sources, soldiers were replacing damaged Humvee tires with the Super Swamper tire that often is favored by special operations forces.
Charlie has his general equivalency diploma and works as a swamper (cleaner) in the prison when he is able to work.
From 1883 to 1888, the five sets of wagons and their mule teams - each commanded by a teamster and a swamper - hauled borax 165 miles through the Panamint Mountains and across the Mojave Desert to the railroad in Mojave.
A train consisted of two wagons plus a caboose containing water and a two-man crew consisting of a muleskinner and a swamper, or brakeman.
Hot Wheels RC Monster Jam Grave Digger 30th Anniversary - Grave Digger in RC toy monster truck form with oversized swamper tires, boosted lift and a fully functional remote control, allowing it to run over rough terrain.
O'Rourke, the Coast Stevedore report stated, was physically unable to do the heavy work and was given a preferred position -- because of his war record perhaps -- as a swamper responsible for loading and unloading trucks, and later as a watchman.
Added to Scott's gun expose, the banter and humor created by the Swamper, as well as the fast and furious action, this hunt is firmly etched it into my mind as one of the best hunts I have taken part in.
The Rolling Stones and Lynyrd Skynyrd had already incorporated the fiery soul of the Swampers into several of their best songs, but Dylan had a different mission than pure rock 'n' roll.