I assume he means crossties?
Some people have access to them and build garden walls and other landscaping. They are obviously different from Wolmanized CCA 6x6 "ties" you buy at the Big Orange Box store. Wonder how pro landscapers can use them with the creosote in them.
Giveaways to their rail heritage are "C" and "S" clips in the end grain, and wear marks and holes from tie plates and spikes.
I think I saw that show about recycling them, but I don't remember what they do with them either.
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