Our History

Nordco has been supplying the railroad industry with maintenance-of-way equipment since 1926.

Nordco started out as a division of Nordberg, one of the major original manufacturers in the Milwaukee area. View the infographic about Milwaukee's pioneer entrepreneurs or read the fascinating related article about this era.

Want to check out some of our classic machines from our past? Simply click any of the links below to view the original brochure.


Mechanical Spike Puller                                                     Cross Grinder


Adzing Machine                                                                  Power Jack


Track Machine                                                                         Track Shifter


Gaging Team                                                                      Power Wrench


Tie Drill                                                                              DSL Yard Cleaner


Cribex / Ballastex / Screenex                                             Dun-Rite Gaging Machine


Gandy                                                                                Spike Hammer


Flexible Arm Grinder                                                          Midget Grinder


Mechanical Muscles                                                           Utility Grinder


Heavy-Duty Rail Grinder                                                    Power Rail Drill