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  • n  a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides

  • One cold night in 1931, his shabby clothing buttoned tightly about his short, diabetic body, a derelict named Driscoll lay on the floor of a boxcar in Seattle's railroad yards.
  • The odd, ungainly craft rolled out by Bell Aerosystems last week looked like a collection of outsize beer barrels draped over a discarded boxcar.
  • Only available transportation to the coast was by boxcar, hardly suitable for an Ambassador.
News & Articles

  • Turn it down
    The Michigan DJ Olympics, in its fourth year, is a statewide DJ competition held annually in Lansing. Hosted by Boxcar Management, it pits 16 DJs from all over the state against each other. The competition is a four-category battle for gold, silver and bronze medals.
    June 12, 2013 - City Pulse
  • 5 Rules for Meeting With Decision Makers
    Here are some simple guidelines to ensure that your customer "face time" results in a sale. Whether you're meeting with a decision maker on the phone or in person, you must make the most of the time you get. Here are five excellent suggestions for doing so from Tom Black , author of The Boxcar Millionaire . 1. Set a Reasonable Goal There's a natural tendency to want to "close the deal" when you ...
    June 11, 2013 - Inc Magazine

  • Mike Easley in Winston-Salem Journal (registration)
    I know I'm late, but I am on the train,Easley said. "I'd rather be a bum on the boxcar of the Obama train than at the front of the bus with John McCain."
  • Thomas Bailey Murphy in Macon Telegraph
    I remember standing on the depot platform with my daddy at the railroad and seeing the freight train go by with a whole family in that boxcar,Murphy told a reporter in 1990.
  • Travis Barker in FMQB
    I think it's healthy to take a break. We did the same thing four years ago. Blink took a break, and Boxcar [Racer] happened and that's the same way with this,Barker told Kevin and Bean. "We're taking a break and letting everyone be...

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