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locomotive

loh kuh moh tiv

  • n  a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
  • a  of or relating to locomotion

  • The coal and nuclear plants that have served us so far are like steam locomotives: they were a great idea until something better came along.
  • Accomplishments of three locomotives warranted reporting last week, despite the popular impression that the last locomotive word had been said with the construction of the .
  • In three words "one more locomotive" Pierre Mends-France, Minister of National Economy, dramatized the economic paralysis of a once great industrial nation.
News & Articles

  • 'Big Boy' move to Frisco delayed, no new relocation date announced
    The relocation of Union Pacific No. 4018 "Big Boy" steam locomotive from Fair Park to Frisco was delayed on Saturday. Big Boy was previously scheduled to move to Frisco on Sunday. Photo by Kaitlin Pennell.
    June 20, 2013 - The Frisco Enterprise
  • Gym floor farewell
    Celebrating 50 years of Laurel Locomotive sports, city dignitaries, school board members and administrators gathered to bid farewell to the inch-thick maple floor, Friday, June 14. Crews began the orderly demolition of the floor on Tuesday, June 18. The wood, which will be cut into 8’x 4’ pieces, will be sold for $16 each or 50 cents per square foot. According to Superintendent Tim Bronk, the ...
    June 19, 2013 - Laurel Outlook
  • Nicely wins in Fx2 photography show in Clifton Forge with Nickel Plate 765 Steam Locomotive pic
    The photo that Steven N. Nicely, Jr of Northern Botetourt won first place in the Fx2 photography contest is of the Nickel Plate 765 Steam Locomotive. “It is one of the two steam locomotives that have been running special excursions in VA, TN, PA , WVA and NC with the Norfolk Southern Rail Road. Steven [...]
    June 18, 2013 - Roanoke Times
Quotes

  • John Kirton in National Post
    With the strength of the Canadian economy, Mr. Harper can be the little engine that could,said John Kirton, director of the University of Toronto's G8 and G20 research groups. "Not a great global locomotive, but a globally relevant...
  • Vicente del Bosque in New York Times
    You see this country has changed enormously,Vicente del Bosque, Spain's national soccer coach, said. "We are in the world. We are in Europe. We are privileged citizens to have so many sportsmen. Football is the locomotive for all sports....
  • Kevin Garnett in USA Today
    The last couple of times we played the Clippers, Sam got off to quick starts. But Ricky has the energy of a locomotive and he did a great job on Sam,Garnett said. "The Clippers aren't the most passive team, and we know Sam gets that team...

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