Truck carrying gear to weld rail together.
Trimming the end of the rails in preparation for welding.
Grinding the rails in preparation for welding - creating a good contact surface for the welder.
Lowering the welder onto the rail.
Welding process begins (notice the sparks underneath the welder).
Grinding the welded surface to match the head of the rail.
Track laying machine approaching.
Track laying machine being pulled by a bulldozer at about 1 mph. Rail is lifted up and out of the way.
Concrete ties are lowered onto the ground and then re-positioned.
This crane moves concrete ties from the storage cars in the back (to the right) onto the conveyor belt.