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Gandy Dancers #220561

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 05, 1972
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(Studio) Gandy Mfg. Company of Chicago, Illinois, made tools for men who laid RR tracks. Workers called gandy dancers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ravella, Mississippi) Track caller sings beat for men lining railroad track. Machines lay track now, but a few small lines (like 42 mile Mississippi Export RR) still employ gandy dancers. Captain, section foreman J.B. Bradley, measures track alignment. Many lyrics of track caller mock captain
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles
Duration:
00:03:40

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