How to Build Retaining Wall Using Railroad Ties

How to Build Retaining Wall Using Railroad Ties

Posted by A&K Railroad Materials on Feb 4th 2021

Building a retaining wall:Securing TiesNow that you have done all of the steps in our previous blog post. you might be wondering how to secure your railroad ties and create a solid retaining wall. There are two best practices when securing a retaining wall: Deadman Ties and Rebar. Railroad ties can be used for much more than just retaining walls. We have seen customers build furniture, flower beds and much more using railroad ties. Let us get into it! What is a Deadman railroad tie? A Dea … read more

Tips and Tricks. Guide to using Railroad Ties

Posted by A&K Railroad Material inc. on Aug 10th 2020

This blog post is a guide to building with Railroad ties. Landscaping projects vary from each project, every yard is unique and getting that unique vision to come to life can seem taxing; we’re here to help. A & K Railroad has been selling railroad ties for over 50 years. We’ve sold for the railroad, for the landscaper and for the everyday DIYER that couldn’t look away from Pinterest for their morning eggs and bacon. Railroad Ties add rustic flavor, they “tie” every project together. See … read more