A UP Section Gang performs a rope burn on a section of rail on a siding in the yard at La Salle, CO. One of the worker swings a sledge hammer on the rail to place it back into position.
A track gang at work, raising dust and making all kinds of noise as the light quickly fades.
Since nobody seemed to be bothered by me shooting pictues, I went in a little closer and got this. Maybe you will be able to recognize a long lost relative who worked for the LV at the time.
In this picture, you see a set of bogies being lifted by a derrick. Its a study in RR employee hierarchy of the day...the workers in the foreground, and the bosses, who appear to be standing in t... (more)
Continuing my series of shots from a LV wreck cleanup, in this view I have crossed the tracks and we watch as a crane has a load of ties out of the gondola ready to drop. The man in the foregroun... (more)