snow-shed

snowshed

[snoh-shed]
noun
a structure, as over an extent of railroad track on a mountainside, for protection against snow.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism; snow + shed1

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snowshed (ˈsnəʊˌʃɛd)
 
n
a shelter built over an exposed section of railway track to prevent its blockage by snow

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