SANTE FE ADAPTS LASER BEAM FOR BUILDING TRACKS IN BIG YARD

In constructing the new freight classification yard at Barstow, Calif., Santa Fe is using a laser beam in conjunction with the production tamper/liner for raising and lining the tracks to engineers' stakes. Also in use is a rig developed by Santa Fe for distributing ties on the subgrade to the desired spacing. Details of the split laser beam system in conjunction with the Plasser equipment is described.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

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

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 34-36
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126448
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM