February 4th, 2020

No Trains

Salvage Work in Fernley Yard

Today a contractor, presumably engaged by Union Pacific or possibly paying for the privilege, turned up in the small Fernley rail yard with an excavator, a flatbed truck, and a dump truck, and proceeded to make lots of noise.

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By the time they left, the dump truck was filled to the rim with scrap metal, and that's probably a a good thing, since it's easy to recycle. I only hope this is not a precursor to Union Pacific putting up a fence and blocking our view of the railroad.