Tool used in construction and maintenance of the track. It is similar to a pick. The metal arm has dual functionallity: to strip and furnish sleepers, with shovel-shaped tip ending in beak; and strike the ballast, with the end shaped hammer head.


  • Title: Packer
  • Creator: FERFOR
  • Date Created: 19th - 20th Centuries
  • Location: Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 7 cm x Length 88.3 cm x Width 53.3 cm
  • Type: Via
  • Medium: Wood, metal

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