Part 8: October 2001

Ballasting and tamping work has continued, and the following photos were captured in early October 2001.

PRRPS volunteer Josh George catches up on some sleep in NT76 during a pause in ballasting at Port Augusta
View from the drivers' seat of NT76 at Harris St crossing. The machine in the mirror is on the standard gauge line which parallels the PRRPS narrow gauge.
A pair of NR class locomotives on a steel train race past the PRRPS tamper. The NRs were travelling at about 50 km/h, while the tamper works at about 2 km/day