Find Quality Railroad Ties Near You

Elevate your next landscaping, gardening or decking project with the industrial strength of used railroad ties. Offering steadfast support and longevity, these weathered ties bring a touch of rustic charm to outdoor spaces.

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The Best Place to Buy Used Railroad Ties

At Midwest Material Management, we are committed to providing railroad ties of the utmost quality at unmatched prices. Explore our diverse range, featuring dense hardwood in a variety of sizes, and grades, to discover the ideal match for your project.

Transform your outdoor space with used railway ties from Midwest Material Management. 

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Types of railroad ties:

  • Made from dense hardwood
  • Diverse range of sizes and cross ties available in different grades
  • Wholesale offerings for bulk orders


  • 6”x8” and 7”x9”
  • Lengths up to 26’ with or without end plates
  • Standard switch tie sets range from 9’-17’ lengths

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Questions about Buying Railroad Ties for Sale

  1. How much do railroad ties cost?
    Prices may fluctuate, typically ranging between $15 to $50 per tie, depending on the condition.
  2. What is the recommended method for cutting railroad ties?
    Utilize a circular saw with a carbide-tipped blade for straight and precise cuts. Ensure proper safety gear is worn.
  3. Can railroad ties be used in landscaping?
    Indeed, they are commonly employed for landscaping borders, steps, and raised beds.
  4. Why are railroad ties constructed from wood?
    Railroad ties have been made of wood due to its durability, cost-effectiveness, and widespread availability.
  5. What treatment is applied to railroad ties?
    Creosote is the most used treatment, protecting against decay and pests.
  6. How can I enhance the appearance of railroad ties?
    Improve their aesthetic by sanding and applying a wood sealant or paint.
  7. Why are they referred to as railroad ties?
    They are named as such because they “tie” or connect the rails, maintaining track alignment.