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Piling the earth for the raised Ivanpah railway bed in low areas would have been as much work as cutting through the hills

Piling the earth for the raised Ivanpah railway bed in low areas would have been as much work as cutting through the hills It obviously required a lot of work to slice the old Ivanpah railway grade through the hills a century agoThumbnailsAs I continue hiking along the abandoned Ivanpah railway grade, I notice that the road deterioratesIt obviously required a lot of work to slice the old Ivanpah railway grade through the hills a century agoThumbnailsAs I continue hiking along the abandoned Ivanpah railway grade, I notice that the road deterioratesIt obviously required a lot of work to slice the old Ivanpah railway grade through the hills a century agoThumbnailsAs I continue hiking along the abandoned Ivanpah railway grade, I notice that the road deterioratesIt obviously required a lot of work to slice the old Ivanpah railway grade through the hills a century agoThumbnailsAs I continue hiking along the abandoned Ivanpah railway grade, I notice that the road deterioratesIt obviously required a lot of work to slice the old Ivanpah railway grade through the hills a century agoThumbnailsAs I continue hiking along the abandoned Ivanpah railway grade, I notice that the road deteriorates

After a century, the railway bed is still mostly intact. Imagine a train riding down this road.