Dictionary of Construction Terminology

Railroad tie

Search for glossary terms (regular expression allowed)
Begin with Contains Exact term
All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Term Definition
Railroad tie
- Black, tar and preservative impregnated, 6" X 8" and 6'-8' long wooden timber that was used to hold railroad track in place. Normally used as a member of a retaining wall.