railroad tracks

railroad tracks

1. n. dental braces. I can’t smile because of these railroad tracks.
2. n. rows of needle scars on the veins of the arms. Look at those railroad tracks on his arm. That means he shoots drugs.
See also: railroad, track
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They crossed the railroad tracks, and then on each side of the street were the pens full of cattle; they would have stopped to look, but Jokubas hurried them on, to where there was a stairway and a raised gallery, from which everything could be seen.
It was near to the east entrance that they stood, and all along this east side of the yards ran the railroad tracks, into which the cars were run, loaded with cattle.
By tonight," Jokubas answered, "they will all be killed and cut up; and over there on the other side of the packing houses are more railroad tracks, where the cars come to take them away.
And in the worst of it visions continued to flash and sparkle in his brain--long lines of railroad track that simmered across the desert; rurales and American constables, prisons and calabooses; tramps at water tanks--all the squalid and painful panorama of his odyssey after Rio Blanca and the strike.
I'm kind of a shock-and-awe story because I can physically show people what can happen if they trespass on railroad tracks," Kalina says.
While these city buildings were products of the early years of the settlement of Worcester, they were shortly to be overwhelmed by the buildings around them in the rapid growth of the 19th century, when those railroad tracks and the Blackstone Canal brought commerce galore to the city.
Railroad traffic was stopped until police cleared the scene because the pickup was so close to the railroad tracks, police said.
8220;Safety education is vital, and hopefully this campaign will help people realize it's never a good idea to take a shortcut on railroad tracks, or try to beat a train.
The buildings, however, are located across railroad tracks and a public road from the majority of the manufacturing plant.
The five-lane overpass will cover the two sets of the BNSF railroad tracks.
One of the ViCAP crime analysts remembered a case from Kentucky where railroad tracks were prominently mentioned.
I had to stop because I saw roofs and trees on the railroad tracks," Gauthier wrote via e-mail.
Lois Weinberger's weeds thrived on curator Catherine David's "poetic/political" terrain, symbolically taking root among abandoned railroad tracks, unearthing issues of migration and cultural resistance.
ITEM: In the pre-dawn hours of April 11, 1996, along railroad tracks one mile west of the rural Montana community of Alberton, four Montana Rail Link tank cars suddenly derail.
The only railroad tracks leading to the mine cut through a Chippewa reservation, passing over crumbling trestles that traverse wetlands.