How Much Does a Railroad Tie Weigh?

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Railroad ties are wooden planks used to hold down the tracks that trains run on. Railroad ties must be 8.5 feet long to meet the regulations for use on train tracks. A standard railroad tie is estimated to weigh between 100 and 200 pounds each.
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A railroad tie made for railroad use only weighs approximately 200 lbs. however ties made from wood for landscaping weigh up to 100 lbs each.You can find more information here:
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A wooden railroad tie weighs 250 pounds, so 150 of them would be
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Believe it or not their weight can vary alot, depending on the species of butterfly. The average is gonna be anywhere from .2 to .4 grams.
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