The position of the short-line railroad in our rail transport debacle is even worse than that of his bigger brothers.
In truth the short-line railroad is sinking into a state of coma.
One of the earliest forms of short-line instruments was called the dial-telegraph.
Furnivall prints this in long lines with internal rime, which of itself seems to form the short-line stanza from the long lines.
Each appears to be naturally tributary to some one of the seaports by a dominant or short-line route.
The short-line distance between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers lies entirely within the state of Missouri.