Ballast tamper probing into crushed rock, ballast that has been dispersed or shifted by trains or rains, settles it into hard, smooth, economic roadbed along central tracks.


  • Date: 1953-10
  • Location: NY, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Stone, Maintenance, Gravel, Railroads, Tracks, Us, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Albert Fenn
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_982118
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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