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Baggage car

a car of a passenger train in which luggage, trunks, etc., are carried.
Contemporary Examples

The engine, baggage car, coach, and chair car fell into the creek, claiming 96 lives and leaving only two dozen alive.
The Five Deadliest Train Derailments in U.S. History The Daily Beast December 1, 2013

Historical Examples

The guard in the baggage car had applied the Westinghouse brakes and in a few minutes they came to a stop.
The Exploits of Juve Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain

These latter came to the baggage car just before the train stopped.
Uncle Sam’s Boys in the Ranks H. Irving Hancock

I rode back in the baggage car, the center of an admiring group.
The Wasted Generation Owen Johnson

If it was just a puppy would it have to go in the baggage car?
Chicken Little Jane Lily Munsell Ritchie

A young negro, who craved a ride on a railroad train but had no money, crept under the baggage car and fixed himself on the truck.
Wit, Humor, Reason, Rhetoric, Prose, Poetry and Story Woven into Eight Popular Lectures George W. Bain

“Sorry, Is,” he said, as he continued toward the baggage car.
The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln

A coffin had been taken off an incoming train to be put in our baggage car.
Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile Henry Stephens

Very tenderly they lifted him, and laid him in the baggage car.
Cab and Caboose Kirk Munroe

Part of the mangled remains was carried into the running gear of the baggage car.
Wit, Humor, Reason, Rhetoric, Prose, Poetry and Story Woven into Eight Popular Lectures George W. Bain


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