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13 - HTT 6700 tamper

Now that the ballast is in place, a tamper is brought in to tamp the turnout. The tamper raises the track to the proper elevation and squeezes the rock into place under the ties to provide support.

Photographer: Mark Gillings -- bnsfmark@sprintmail.com
Image: tamper.jpg, 480 x 713 jpg, 133k

(Added: 13-Apr-2002) - Hits: 724 Rating: 4.36 Votes: 14 Rate/Vote for This Image

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