Specifications are presented for the preparation of stone, slag and gravel ballast, which cover aspects of percentages of wear, and the resistance to abrasion. Terminology used in vegetation control is defined. Various aspects of locomotive standing facilities are considered. These include capacity, storage and service tanks, unloading, dryers air pressure, sand cocks, gravity loading lines, nozzles, platform, etc. Specifications are presented for design of plain and reinforced concrete members. Specifications for design of spread footing foundations are also considered. Specifications are presented for highway grade crossings over railroad tracks, the construction of bituminous crossings, the construction of wood plank crossings, the construction of prefabricated sectional treated timber crossings and for the construction of tracks in a paved area.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60605
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 277 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 76
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00083685
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Bulletin 650
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 22 1975 12:00AM