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null Used Railroad Tie-Cresote Treated (Common: 7 in. x 9 in. x 8 ft.; Actual: 96 in.)
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Used Railroad Tie-Cresote Treated (Common: 7 in. x 9 in. x 8 ft.; Actual: 96 in.)

  • Adds a rustic element to outdoor decorating and earth retention
  • Suitable for nonstructural applications only
  • Brings a piece of Americana to your landscape setting
$1377 /each
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Product Overview

  • Adds a rustic element to outdoor decorating and earth retention
  • Suitable for nonstructural applications only
  • Brings a piece of Americana to your landscape setting
For your next decking project consider using the 7 in. x 9 in. x 8 ft. Used Creosote-Treated Railroad Tie. This used tie works great for nonstructural earth retaining projects, where the appearance is not critical.
  • Can be used for nonstructural earth-retaining applications
  • Creosote-treated
  • Rustic appearance
  • 6-1/2 in. x 8-1/2 in. x 8 ft.
  • Note: Product may vary by store.

Product Overview

For your next decking project consider using the 7 in. x 9 in. x 8 ft. Used Creosote-Treated Railroad Tie. This used tie works great for nonstructural earth retaining projects, where the appearance is not critical.

  • Can be used for nonstructural earth-retaining applications
  • Creosote-treated
  • Rustic appearance
  • 6-1/2 in. x 8-1/2 in. x 8 ft.
  • Note: Product may vary by store.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Individual Product Height (in.)
6.5
Individual Product Width (in.)
8.5
Individual product length (in.)
96

Details

Color Family
Brown
Decking Hardware Type
Other Deck Hardware
Fastener/Connector Material
Stainless Steel
Number in Package
1
Total Product Weight (lb.)
160

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
None

Specifications

Dimensions

Individual Product Height (in.)
6.5
Individual Product Width (in.)
8.5
Individual product length (in.)
96

Details

Color Family
Brown
Decking Hardware Type
Other Deck Hardware
Fastener/Connector Material
Stainless Steel
Number in Package
1
Total Product Weight (lb.)
160

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
None

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Questions & Answers

Aren't these illegal? Isn't creosote potentially carcinogenic?

I have an idea that creosote treated railroad ties are not approved by the EPA and it is therefore illegal to use them in landscaping, is that true?
Asked by: tom
From the EPA's website: https://www.epa.gov/ingredients-used-pesticide-products/creosote ◦Reuse of creosote-treated wood is not subject to regulation by EPA under pesticide laws. So, yes, creosote is not approved for use in residential applications, but the EPA states that the reuse is not subject to regulation by the EPA. So, the State, County or City may have something to say prohibiting the use, but the EPA does not.
Answered by: SB
Date published: 2017-08-18

How much does a railroad tie weigh ?

Asked by: Shemp
The darker = the HEAVIER! 200+lbs
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2017-08-15

Are railroad ties legal to use at your home

Asked by: Rocket
Just a follow up on the article that is stating it's illegal.. the EPA website cited in the article (http://www2.epa.gov/ingredients-used-pesticide-products/creosote) continues to say "Reuse of creosote-treated wood is not subject to regulation by EPA under pesticide laws." It is legal federally. It might not be good for your soil though.
Answered by: Ray
Date published: 2017-09-17

Can I pick these up at my local store?

Is there a shipping charge? I have never seen these in a Home Depot before
Asked by: Robert
where is the closest store that has these instock ?? for pick up now "railroad ties"
Answered by: DZPUPS
Date published: 2017-03-31
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Customer Reviews

Used Railroad Tie-Cresote Treated (Common: 7 in. x 9 in. x 8 ft.; Actual: 96 in.) is rated 2.8 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product was about $2 less expensive at Home Depot... This product was about $2 less expensive at Home Depot but it was the worst product I have ever purchased. They were basically destroyed but selection was totally limited. I ended up purchasing the next 50 from Tanglewild Lumber. The difference in product was night and day. Totally disappointed.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Item exactly as described. Perfect for landscaping and retaining walls. Item exactly as described. Perfect for landscaping and retaining walls.
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The ties were not of uniform size. I had to painstakingly sort them into two piles based on size.... The ties were not of uniform size. I had to painstakingly sort them into two piles based on size. And 3 of the ties were badly damaged and should never have been offered for sale. Out of 40 ties, 9 were not as advertised.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from this product is heavy enough to form a raised flower bed with hopefully a long lasting base so I ... this product is heavy enough to form a raised flower bed with hopefully a long lasting base so I won't have to redo in a couple years.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't buy online. I realized they're used but the online pick was evidently the garbage no one e... Don't buy online. I realized they're used but the online pick was evidently the garbage no one else wanted.
Date published: 2017-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Be sure to go and pick yours out in person. I had 10 delivered to my house because I am making a planter out of them. The delivery guy was great but when I started to move them to my backyard, I saw what bad shape most of them are in. I really wish I had gone and picked them out myself. I am going to really have to pick and choose how to place them. After spending $17 each and $80 for delivery, I expected ties that weren't falling apart. I understand that they are used, but I would expect a little better. I am really disappointed.
Date published: 2012-06-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Never Have Lumber DELIVERED My son manages a railroad. Most railroad ties are basically beyond use when the railroad replaces them. Having said this, NEVER have lumber products that you haven't personally selected delivered. You will get the culls that nobody else wants. Remember, NEVER!!! Contractor for 37 years.
Date published: 2013-01-24
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