Cars and trucks were sorted into piles for salvage.
Car bodies were piled up near an access road
so the torches could be brought in.
The ground was graded then track segments were
brought in and bolted together.
Balast was dumped and the balast train ran back
and forth frequently to tamp it down.
Dump trucks and bulldozers were then brought
in to clean up the coal and haul it away.
After the track had been straightened and
leveled, the rails were welded together and the