There is little doubt that few products play a more important role to the Railroad industry than wood crossties, switch ties, and bridge timbers. They are unparalleled for their durability and reliability. Pacific Alaska Lumber understands that importance and has earned a reputation as a leading supplier to the railroad industry. Our customers include railroad contractors as well as a number of main line and short line railroads.
P.A.L. can supply RR timbers in all West Coast softwood species such as Douglas Fir, Hemlock and Pine. We also have excellent access to Oak and mixed hardwood products. All softwood ties are graded per WCLIB rules and all hardwood ties are graded per AREMA specifications.
Treating options include Creosote, a Creosote-petroleum blend, ACZA, or Borate.
We also offer options such as pre-bored or pre-plated ties. We can fabricate bridge timbers as needed and also arrange third party inspection if required.