122 Yard Mix


A mix of grey basalt and black cinder.



1221 Yard Mix N Ballast
1222 Yard Mix HO Ballast
1223 Yard Mix HO Mainline Ballast
1224 Yard Mix Large Scale

Track ballast forms the trackbed upon which railroad ties (sleepers) are laid. It is packed between, below, and around the ties. It is used to bear the load from the railroad ties, to facilitate drainage of water, and to keep down vegetation that might interfere with the track structure. The ballast also holds the track in place as the trains roll over it. It consists of crushed stone. The term “ballast” comes from a nautical term for the stones used to stabilize a ship.

Other Grey Ballast

Additional information

Weight11.5 oz
Dimensions4.2 × 2.7 × .85 in

0 Powder, 03 Sand and Gravel, 1 N Scale, 2 HO Scale, 3 Large "O" Scale, 4 Rocks "G" Scale, 5 Large Rocks

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    Robert E.
    US US
    Yard Mix

    The yard mix is the perfect base color for my layout's yard. You can mix other colors of ballast as need to give areas of the yard a newer or older look. A.R.M ballast is easy to apply and glue. This ballast truly is great.

    Matthew W.
    US US
    Not good

    Terrible customer service. No response to emails or phone calls. Still haven't received products

    Dave T.
    US US
    Great Ballast!!!

    I like the color and size of this ballast!! It stays where you put it and doesn't float around when you put water and glue on it. It's a great ballast to use in many places on the layout. I highly recommend it!!!

    Sean C.
    United States United States
    Fantastic Yard Ballast

    EXACTLY what I was looking for. I picked up a sample to give it a try before I pulled the trigger and it could not be more perfect for what I was wanting.

    Robert E.
    US US
    Awesome Yard Ballast

    Great color, easy to use, wish I would have bought it sooner.