gandy dancer

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a laborer in a railroad maintenance gang

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The Gandy Dancers and Work Songs from the American Railroad
From the dazzling, 500-seat Grand Concourse restaurant in the former Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Station (which is on the National Register of Historical Sites) to the Gandy Dancer located in the beautifully restored 1886 Michigan Central Railroad Depot, to the waterfront Charley's Crabs located along the infamous Florida inter-coastal waterway, to the trendy Chuck & Harold's found in the heart of tony Palm Beach, the Muer's restaurants offer fine food and service to consumers across the country.
At the turn of the century, Schneider's grandfather, Samuel, had hired out as a gandy dancer laying railroad track across Germany to escape the pogroms of Czarist Russia.
Already at Station Square are the following: Chauncy's, Cheese Cellar Cafe, Coffee Express, FunnyBone, Comedy Club, Grand Concourse/ Gandy Dancer Saloon, Hooters, Houlihan's, Jimbo's Specialty Beer and Hot Dog Shop, Kiku of Japan, Ref's Sports Bar and Game Room, Sesame Inn, and Pittsburgh Rare, the Sheraton Station Square Hotel's new restaurant to open October 1.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Garden Cafe, where you'll find the food, drink and music of Europe, is the latest addition to a family of dining options at the Grand Concourse Restaurant and Gandy Dancer Saloon at One Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA.