a person employed in the operation or management of a railroad.

1855–60, Americanism; railroad + -er1

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Shovels and picks, along with a little dynamite, made up the railroader's basic work kit.
And if you are a traditional railroader, that is an amazing, almost revolutionary reality taking place.
As a result, the meddling railroader was warned to leave those parts.
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