freight engine

a locomotive for pulling freight trains, designed for high drawbar pull rather than high speed.

1860–65, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Fortunately a freight engine had steam ud, and saved several cars that were on a sidetrack.
The third car struck a freight engine on a siding and the cars following were telescoped and totally demolished.
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