October 25th, 2015

Trains, Wonderful Trains

All Tied Up

As I've previously mentioned, the Union Pacific maintenance-of-way forces are in the area. Currently the "tie gang" has set up shop here at Fernley.

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We're happy to have the maintenance crews moving through making the railroad better and safer, although in this case their temporary shops are blocking our view of the tracks. Lisa says that because one of the two yard tracks has been temporarily reserved for use by the maintenance crews, switching operations in Fernley that use the two "house tracks" has been disrupted. It's all necessary work, though. Railroads take a lot of maintaining.