Keystone Spikes Corporation, affiliated with Pohl Corporation since 1986 is located in Eastern Pennsylvania at the former Bethlehem Steel Company – Lebanon Plant . Keystone Spikes is the country’s largest production facility for railroad track spikes, lock spikes, mine spikes and boat spikes – black steel and galvanized. Our process uses either hot or cold forging of steel to meet standard material specifications. Product is manufactured to AREA and AREMA specifications concerning mechanical, chemical, and dimensional characteristics or to meet our customers’ specifications. The manufacturing operations covers 110,000 square feet on over eight acres. This allows for raw material storage and finished product inventories to readily meet our customers’ demands. We ship in pieces and pounds up to railcar quantities using our rail siding and dock facilities.
Our spikes are used by amusement parks, boat restorations, boat works, building supplies, docks, hardware suppliers, highway departments, hobbyist, landscapers, lumber companies, maritime museums, mine suppliers, parks, pier builders, public transit, public works, railroad maintenance, railroad museums, railroad projects, railroad repairs, ship restoration, surveyors, trolley museums, and zoo’s.