Sentence Examples with the word trestle

As the train rumbled by, the trestle shook and swayed until I thought we should be dashed to the chasm below.

By means of chains worked by a winch .2 The shutter weir, introduced on the upper Seine about the middle of the 19th century and subsequently adopted for weirs across several rivers in France, Belgium and the United States, consists of a row of wooden or iron shutters turning on a horizontal axis a little above their centre of pressure, borne by an iron trestle at the back of each shutter, which is hinged to the apron of the weir, and supported when raised by an iron prop resting against an iron shoe fastened on the apron (fig.

About a mile distant there was a trestle spanning a deep gorge.

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He moved up the steel trestle by the ice climbing area designated The Schoolroom.