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Workin’ on the railroad

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DENNIS ODA / doda@staradvertiser.com

Volunteers from the Hawaiian Railway Society worked Saturday to replace railway track ties along a 16-mile stretch between Ewa and Nanakuli. A train slowly moved down the tracks, bringing gravel that will be shoveled between the wooden ties to fill in gaps and help secure them.

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
Kathleen Lewis, left, and Alan Ong, Hawaii region chief operating officer for Hunt Cos. Inc., dug a trench below the metal rails Saturday so a new wooden cross tie could be slipped underneath.
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
Among the volunteers working on the eastern edge of the tracks inside the Ko Olina Resort Saturday were 12 employees from Hunt Cos. Inc.