State removes piles of rail ties in Holyoke fire chief called ‘hazard,’ site of 2015 blaze (photos) – MassLive.com


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State removes piles of rail ties in Holyoke fire chief called 'hazard,' site of 2015 blaze (photos)
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The "rough cut" logs used as ties in the railroad industry's infancy have given way to uniform beams. Known as crossties, railroad ties, or sleepers, the beams usually are made from wood and provide the lateral support to anchor railroad tracks for

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