SPECIAL TECHNIQUES DEVELOPED FOR BUILDING ARIZONA LINE

Coal-haul railroad has concrete ties, butt-welded rail, 'glued' closure joints. Construction procedure involves novel system and equipment for distributing ties on subgrade to proper spacing and alignment. The electrified line, 78 miles long, is being built to carry coal from the Black Mesa coal fields in Arizona to an electric generating station near Page, Ariz. The concrete tie used is the Gerwick RT-7 tie.

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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. 24-28
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050035
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1976 12:00AM