Definition of Dinkeys
1. dinkey [n] - See also: dinkey
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dinkeys
Literary usage of Dinkeys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"Hauling with dinkeys. The ordinary " contractor's locomotive," or " dinkey," travels on a track of 3-ft. gage. The size of dinkey commonly used weighs 8 ..."
2. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1903)
"There is no dispute but that the logs were loaded in the customary manner, although it is claimed that on one of the dinkeys they were improperly chained. ..."
3. Mining Engineers' Handbook by Robert Peele (1918)
"... road bed and delivering the material, is from $2 to $6 per 100 ft. i *afly operation of 2 dinkeys, assuming 132 working days per year (2): ---Tf-ga аи г ..."
4. Handbook of Construction Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette (1922)
"On the dinkeys and steam roller splitter was not used all the time, ... The length of the haul for the dinkeys on the was about 3000 ft. and the average ..."
5. Excavation by Allen Boyer McDaniel (1919)
"... a distance of 7500 ft. and at • the end of season was moved back to north pit again. The cost of moving shovel, dinkeys and cars, amounting to ..."
6. Technical Reports by Miami Conservancy District (Ohio) (1921)
"Dump cars of 12-yd. capacity and 40-ton standard gage dinkeys were provided for hauling away the excavated material. A spreader car was used on the spoil ..."