Of course, as he was only a brakesman, his opinion was considered to be worth very little on such a point.
The writer occupied the humble post of brakesman—elected thereto in all humility by an overpowering majority.
To this place Stephenson first came as a brakesman about the beginning of 1805.
He shall take care to run no train without a brake-van at the rear end, and a brakesman in attendance.
To this place Stephenson first came as a brakesman about the end of 1804.
"Just as soon as I am old enough," he said, "I shall be a brakesman;" and Mrs. Wallace encouraged him.
George Stephenson's duties as brakesman may be briefly described.
At the foot of the great mound of shot rubbish was the fixed engine of which George Stephenson acted as brakesman.
Stephenson was again taken on as a brakesman at the p. 40West Moor Pit.
That was the road she took, before my eyes, under the most comfortable conditions, in an electric trolley driven by a brakesman.