CWR FROM LONG RAILS AT NEWEST BUTT-WELDING PLANT

Burlington Northern has built a rail-welding facility adjacent to the steel plant at Pueblo, Colo., which can produce rails in lengths up to 82 ft (25 meters). The BN facility assembles these long rails into strings up to 1540 ft in length. Provision is also made for handling and welding rails in widely varying lengths (from 25 to 82 ft); there are five production stations centered around the electric flash welding machine.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 24-27
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  • Accession Number: 00180323
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM