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In the permanent way and ballasting, the reduction will be about one-half.

Meanwhile, others had been ballasting the boat with boulders from the beach.

This is called a "ballasting resistance" and is usually an iron wire in a glass bulb containing hydrogen.

I mean all he wants is ballasting with a little of that business spirit which we call American push.

Here is a specimen that I got right here where they are ballasting the road.

A large number of men were shoveling the gravel onto flat cars, to be hauled on the line of the railroad for ballasting the track.

One reason for deferring the masonry work as well as the ballasting was the inability to handle the necessary supplies.

He has tacked that attachment notice onto a poor innocent old car filled with ballasting cinders.

Very imperfect grading and ballasting was done in the hasty building of this road.

We found them at the landing, ballasting the boat with stones and getting on their oil-skins.