Timber Bridges on the Railways

by C.V. Lund,


Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 1, Pg. 77-86


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Use and advantages of timber trestles on railways; resume of current studies looking toward improved design and service life, with special emphasis on need for efficient fire retardant treatment of wood and for measures to control checking.

Subject Headings: Wood preservatives | Rail transportation | Railroad bridges | Bridge design | Service life | Fires | Wood bridges

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