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On Sep 1, 2006, at 9:59 AM, Caldwell, Stan wrote:

These were high quality timbers that were loaded with creosote. I guess
the bugs simply looked at that as a challenge.
More likely all that creosote simply leached out into the groundwater… Rail ties deteriorate everywhere. Creosote slows down the rot a little, but it doesn't stop it.

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.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)
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