section house

section house

[′sek·shən ‚hau̇s]
(civil engineering)
A building near a railroad section for housing railroad workers, or for storing maintenance equipment for the section.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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At that time Lacombe consisted of the station, section house, hotel, general store, livery stable and blacksmith shop, hotel and Mounted Police shack.
At this ghoulish and fun-filled event, participants are invited to trick-or-treat amidst historic and Halloween characters as well as take a trip through the Haunted Historical Whitney Section house or visit the spooky train from 4 p.m.
A fragment of the shell struck Griffith on the inside of the [left] thigh." According to an eyewitness, "a shell struck the railroad section house just in front of the troops and exploded; a fragment was distinctly seen passing overhead before it struck Griffith.
But the man's two accomplices broke into the railroad section house that night and stole tools to break the door of the jail and "liberated the prisoner.
But within minutes of signing her into his Metropolitan Police section house, the PC raped her.
A police officer walked free from the Old Bailey yesterday when he was cleared of raping a radiographer he took to a Christmas party at his section house.
Halfway between Birmingham and the capital city, Montgomery, Clanton makes an excellent overnight stop with two motels, and an old caboose and section house housing chamber of commerce offices and a mini-museum.
But, riled by complacent colleagues and a box-ticking police chief, he's soon back on the streets, re-opening an old section house with the support of ex-cop pal Billy (Maurice Roeves) in the middle of a crimeridden estate ruled by old enemy Dunstan.
Killam's section house. Although no word was sent on ahead to prepare supper, we were treated to as fine a meal as ever we had at any first class hotel.
State park units range in size and character from the half-acre Potter Section House State Historic Site to the 1.6 million acres of Wood-Tikchik State Park, the nation's largest state park.
Officers Claudette Jordan and Angie Fisher, from Wyken and Bell Green section house, will be using the bikes in their routine patrols of the area.