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(usually plural) an expression used when two dice are thrown and both come up showing six spots

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Moreover, a combination of flatcars, gondolas, and boxcars for transporting several commodities including oil, lumber, and coal products.
Start by researching and examining the morphology of boxcars. What is basically obvious about them?
Rail boxcars and intermodal containers both exhibit a lower emissions profile than trucks; use of either will reduce traffic accidents and damage to freeway pavement; and both offer the flexibility of using a truck at either end of the rail journey.
Boxcars Rail Car Leasing Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2022
The 75-minute documentary traces the history of the slaves who arrived in Elgin in 1862 in two boxcars and settled in three blocks on the city's east side and describes how they and their descendants grew to become part of the city.
He crept into boxcars at night while they creaked and groaned and he hid in dark sideouts.
churches like boxcars and crashes their services with signs condemning
Pro-Moscow rebels put nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jet into four refrigerated boxcars in eastern Ukraine yesterday, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation that the site was being tampered with.
They were forced into boxcars and sent back to communist hands.
From model open boxcars, to improved structure roofs, to renumbered locomotives, to model weed-grown tracks, these projects will enhance any model train layout.
When I meant trainloads, they were in coaches not boxcars like ours were treated.
Harmon Pollard of 124 North Brookfield Road, East Brookfield, said he's lived there for 44 years, and recalls the time before 1972 when a couple of times a week a locomotive and a couple of boxcars would crawl along the line to Quabaug Rubber.
on railroad boxcars. They were commonly used when I transporting autos from factory to destination.
The name is a humorous reference to the French railroad boxcars used to transport troops to the front; they were stenciled with the numbers 40/8, referring to the number of men or horses each car could hold.