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Vocabulary

 
Bituminous
Coal that yields volatile waste matter when heated, also known as “soft coal.”
 
Common Carrier
One who holds himself out to the general public to transport property and passengers, intrastate, interstate or in foreign commerce, for compensation.
 
Freight
Goods being moved from one place to another by transportation lines.
 
Freight Tariff
A schedule containing matter relative to transportation movements, rates, rules, and regulations.
 
Grain Elevator
A storehouse composed of bins into which grain in bulk is stored.
 
Link and Pin Coupler
An old type of connection between cars which employed a link and pin arrangement.
 
Waybill
The primary written documentation of every freight shipment that forms the basis for railroad freight revenue accounts.

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