CHANGE-OUT OF DEFECTIVE RAILS IS MECHANIZED ON L&N

The two rail-defect detector cars on the Louisville & Nashville have been finding a considerable number of rails with transverse defects and bolt-hole breaks. Work is done by crew using on/off-track carrier equipped with crane and a variety of power-operated devices, including rail drill, rail saw, wrench, spike puller and spike driver.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1972-9

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  • Pagination: p. 38-39
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00046437
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 18 1976 12:00AM