The borrow-pit must be carefully located—convenient of access, far enough from the track not to be a danger spot to it.
Bigmouth buffalo were rare, and were taken only in quiet parts of larger streams, and in the borrow-pit at Station 6-S.
See borrow pit
an excavation in which material is removed to be fill for another site; also called borrow hole , also written borrow-pit
The crew created borrow pits to make the railroad embankments.
from borrowing material from one place to fill in another