This article describes how the Argentine Railways solved a serious flooding problem by elevating long stretches of track. Photos show the steps involved in bring track out of water to a place above the highest flood level. Equipment used included a rubber-tired back-hoe; a rubber-tired combination tractor motor grader; a road roller; a hydraulically activated, three-section track-panel gantry system; and the normal kinds of track-laying and surfacing equipment. Includes details on the steps involved in the actual elevation process.

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  • Accession Number: 00607287
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1991 12:00AM