railroad tie

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Noun1.railroad tie - one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway trackrailroad tie - one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
bracing, brace - a structural member used to stiffen a framework
railroad track, railway, railroad - a line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"
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This will be the second large-scale railroad tie cleanup in a year.
The Company has developed a number of patented and proprietary products, which has enabled it to become the preeminent service provider in the railroad tie removal and disposal industry.
Anyway, Sis, I was in need of one more corner post, and I remembered seeing an old railroad tie across the field, a relic from a long-gone horse corral.
Coastal Lumber also produces more than 110 million board feet of green and air-dried lumber, and industrial-grade hardwoods for use in the pallet and railroad tie industries.
Table 2 shows railroad tie production by year and region from 1995 through 1998.
developer and manufacturer of the engineered composite railroad tie, has released information regarding the environmental impact of its patented product.
Over the last 12 years, the ECOTRAX[R] composite railroad tie has undergone rigorous third-party laboratory and in-track testing in the United States, exceeding all standards as set forth by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association.
Railroad tie and utility pole manufacturer Koppers Holdings Inc.
Prestressed concrete railroad tie market Leader Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc.
He picks up a railroad tie and throws it at Harold who easily catches it and throws it back at Fargo.
26-inch-thick railroad tie pads that are placed between the rail and concrete ties.
The new 400,000-square-foot facility on 100 acres in the Chilton County Industrial Park will put the Boatright plant on a CSX rail line and give the company the ability to more than double its current railroad tie production capacity.