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Production Ballast Tamper

Builder Pandrol Jackson
Model/Type Ballast Tamper
Status Operational

Equipment History

The Pandrol Jackson production ballast tamper is a working piece of equipment owned by the museum. It is a self-propelled piece of on-track equipment designed to tamp or pack the ballast around railroad ties. This piece of equipment was donated to the museum by Union Pacific in 2014.