FOR THOSE BRANCH-LINE BLUES--HELPFUL IDEAS AND POINTERS FROM A 49-YEAR VETERAN

Feeder and branch line tracks with medium rail and poor ballast can be sustained in operating condition with a minimum expenditure of money and manpower. This article discusses the temporary tamping, use of wing ties, importance of hardpan under ties and proper drainage which can maintain marginal track in safe operating condition.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • Blanchard, L C
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 24-25
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126446
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1976 12:00AM