End View - Tie width at bottom is 3 inches, Top is 2 1/2 inches, the sides have a 1/4" batter or draft for easy form removal.
Side view of End - End has 1/4 " batter or draft.
Overall view - bottom of tie measures 15" x 3"
top measures 14 1/2" x 2 1/2" Weight: 6 lbs. each.
Train Mountain Tie Plates are used to seperate the Aluminum rail from the concrete. Concrete and aluminum will react to each other over a period of time and the aluminum will begin to show signs of chemical distress.
New Unionville and Western Railroad - Southern Indiana Live Steamers, Inc.