trestle


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a supporting tower used to support a bridge

sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop

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At the very instant, at the first sound of his voice, to carry on the Virgilian metaphor, D'Artagnan's recruits, recognizing each his sovereign lord, discontinued their plank-fighting and trestle blows.
There was no furniture, save a single long dresser covered with coarse crockery, and a number of wooden benches and trestles, the legs of which sank deeply into the soft clay floor, while the only light, save that of the fire, was furnished by three torches stuck in sockets on the wall, which flickered and crackled, giving forth a strong resinous odor.
As the train rushed along the trestles, thousands of wild birds rose screaming into the light.
In this snow many of the shanties of the abandoned mining camp were obliterated, (a sailor might have said they had gone down) and at irregular intervals it had overtopped the tall trestles which had once supported a river called a flume; for, of course, "flume" is flumen.
Separating these, the board and trestles became a counter, the basket supplied the few small lots of fruit and sweets that he offered for sale upon it and became a foot-warmer, the unfolded clothes-horse displayed a choice collection of halfpenny ballads and became a screen, and the stool planted within it became his post for the rest of the day.
Tenders are invited for Replacement of a 480% wooden railroad trestle with a steel structure
We knew it the minute we arrived at the Upper Trestle Creek Falls trailhead in Umpqua National Forest southeast of Cottage Grove: we were in for a bit of a climb.
1 Bridge and the railroad trestle are silted in with mud and muck but surprisingly still produce fair numbers of snook.
Construction crews already have begun assembling equipment and supplies at the site in anticipation of a Monday, April 6, start of construction on the former rail trestle bridge spanning Penns Creek," Dunn said.
SIDE TABLE NEAR HEARTH: Portobello trestle table, PS49; Dorset desk lamp, PS25; frame, PS8, all Tesco.
The approach trestle will carry the conveyor, roadway, utilities and other infrastructure required for transfer and loading operations.
Qualified staff with offshore experience conducted trial tests prior to the actual trestle installation.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) is building a new trestle No.
The High Trestle Trail Bridge stands 13 stories high and spans 1/2 mile across the Des Moines River between Madrid and Woodward, IA.
Clerk of the course David Hunter, also the track's chief executive, is confident the new trestle measure will be effective, and he does not anticipate the weather intervening.