rail·​road·​ing | \ ˈrāl-ˌrō-diŋ How to pronounce railroading (audio) \

Definition of railroading

: construction or operation of a railroad

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Access to future rail capacity could be a bigger issue for J.B. Hunt, Mr. Wetherbee wrote, as more freight railroads streamline their networks under a strategy known as precision railroading. Jennifer Smith, WSJ, "BNSF Railway, Trucker J.B. Hunt Locked in Freight Revenue Dispute," 6 Nov. 2018 Through the viewfinder of his cameras, Wallace W. Abbey watched American railroading closely in the mid-20th century years of conversion from steam to diesel. Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wallace W. Abbey's train photographs, showing at MSOE museum, capture a lost time," 9 May 2018 Both Walthers Naffah and her father believe model railroading to be a timeless hobby that can appeal to people with a variety of different interests. Stephanie Morse, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Next generation taking over at Milwaukee model railroad company Walthers," 5 July 2018 There are also railroad artifacts and photographs and memorabilia from the golden age of railroading. Michelle Newman, San Antonio Express-News, "New Braunfels: Your guide to shopping, dining and hotels," 11 June 2018 In Washington a picture is emerging of an eerie and lack-of-candor railroading of Donald Trump conducted by the likes of James Comey and Andrew McCabe. James Freeman, WSJ, "An Anti-Trumper vs. ‘The Deep State’," 24 Apr. 2018 The train show will include free clinics on improving model railroading skills. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Puppy Love 5k supports shelter," 14 Apr. 2018 His wife, Pam, supports his interest in model railroading, but Benson said the hobby still seems to attract more males than females. Linda Gandee/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Train whistles spark memories of the past at the train show in Avon Lake," 10 Apr. 2018 At the B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, the exhibit on women in railroading continues through March 31. Janet Kusterer, Howard County Times, "Sweet recognition for local shop owner [Mostly Main Street]," 22 Mar. 2018

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1835, in the meaning defined above

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