This was kept up for some time, and finally the boys saw the brakeman come to a halt and wave his flag in a peculiar manner.
At this moment entered a brakeman with a can of condensed milk.
A brakeman from the freight came to the passenger train to report what was doing.
In spite of his bewilderment, however, his years of training as a brakeman were not forgotten.
All of us were huddled together on a flat-car, and of course the brakeman saw us.
The brakeman sat down opposite Albert, encouraged by his smile.
It was properly the brakeman's business to keep the car clean, but when Ray got back to the depot, Giddy was nowhere to be found.
"Wish he'd tried to jump aboard after we started," said Jim, the brakeman.
Thereupon the guard, about like our brakeman, locks the door, and you are a prisoner until the next station is reached.
When he returned I happened to hear him read his orders over to the brakeman.