I had no dynamite with me, and I could neither blow it up nor derail it.
That would delay it or derail it, and neither option is acceptable.
To add to the traveller's discomfort, the road-bed is as bad as it can be and not derail the cars constantly.
He knew for a certainty whose plantations he might traverse, and whose fences he might derail.
Stopping the engine they fitted it into the track in such a way that it seemed certain to derail the Confederate engine.
The attack of the savages seemed to be concentrating forward, evidently to derail the engine or kill the engineer.
Then it is that a brief hour may side-track or derail the good work of many days.
He testified that he had kept the detective agencies informed as to the progress of the plot to derail the train.
An engine, moreover, that had the power of leaving the metals to chase you should you not derail it.
Something told Gladys that the men had had no business at the switch; that they meant to derail and wreck the Limited.