Freedom tower crane rail fabrication

Posted by Tom McDevitt on Feb 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM


The Rose Corp was proud to take part in the construction of the Freedom Tower at the World Trade Center site. We fabricated crane rails that were part of the crane to transport concrete to each floor of the building. This is an excellent example of our industrial fabrication and contract manufacturing expertise.


The holes in the side of the crane rails are at precise locations to allow indexed movement of the crane up the building.


The crane was used to pump concrete up to each of the floors

A total of 960 linear feet of rails were machined for this project.


The Rose Corporation is a Pennsylvania-based, WBENC-certified small business specializing in the manufacture of custom industrial fabrication, large-scale precision weldments, power generation equipment (including repairs), and more. The Rose Corporation’s most unique strength is our experience with delivery of specialized design expertise, along with an ability to help customers optimize manufacturability, reduce costs, and improve overall product quality.

Here is a time lapse video of the construction. At one point you can see the crane on the side of the building:

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