American Experience

Tunneling and Tracklaying

Clip: Season 15 | 43s

While tunnels were being dug through the limestone and quartzite mountains of Utah, Union Pacific workers laid track in western Wyoming. In the Wyoming desert, temperatures would soar above 100 degrees by day and fall below freezing at night.

Aired: 01/27/03

Rating: NR

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