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cog' rail"way




a railroad having locomotives with a cogged center driving wheel engaging with a cogged rail, to provide sufficient traction for climbing steeper grades than is possible with ordinary wheels. Also called rack railway.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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