Wednesday, January 20, 2010

What Are These?

Tim Scammell found these in the Fredericton train station and is curious what they are. The tubular things look like brake hoses but apparently the spikes fit inside them. Any ideas?


Dustin J. Mitchell said...

Are they expansion bolts used to connect bolts to ties?

brian cleveland said...

they are old broom hoses for ballast regularfor sweeping tie or snow

tim.tupper said...

Sa me as Brian said old ballast regulator broom hoses.