brakeman

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a railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes

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Sales and marketing for The Ranch are headed by Gretchen Brakesman, who joined the company from wine industry capsule supplier Ramondin and has extensive experience working with winery clients.
Dial Cottage, Great Lime Road, Killingworth, September 12 and 13, 11am to 3pm A small exhibition at the house where George Stephenson lived from 1804 while working as a brakesman at the Old Killingworth Colliery.
The structure was made in 1964 by North East sculptor Charles Sansbury as a tribute to the pioneering civil engineer who lived and worked for a time in Killingworth, Newcastle, as a pit brakesman.
The deceased was formerly employed as a brakesman by the company.
Welcoming the re-instatement, North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn said: "In North Tyneside we are immensely proud of George Stephenson; the lad from a poor background who worked as a brakesman at Killingworth Pit and went on to become a railway pioneer and industrialist renowned as the Father of Railways'.
1803: Robert Stephenson born in Willington Quay to father George, an engine brakesman, and his wife Frances.
A LIFETIME OF ACHIEVEMENTS 1803: Robert Stephenson born in Willington Quay, now North Tyneside, to father George, an engine brakesman, and his wife Frances.
On North Tyneside Backworth Hall, dating from 1780, opens its doors; there will also be a small exhibition in Dial Cottage, the house where George Stephenson lived from 1804 while working as a brakesman at Old Killingworth Colliery, and on St Mary's Lighthouse Shipwreck Walk, people can find out details and the history of the numerous shipwrecks in the area.
The boiler of a locomotive had exploded on the Stanhope-Tyne line at Annfield Plain, killing the engine man and brakesman.