Track Laying Machine
Color photo of Track Laying Machine, 1978
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- June 15, 2011
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In 1978, Amtrak began installing concrete ties as part of the Northeast Corridor Improvement Project in an effort to offer faster and more reliable service. The Track Laying Machine pictures could replace up to a mile of rails and ties simultaneously per day.
Amtrak Photo, John Carten collection.