A few shots of the Navvies equipment used on the Australian Sugar cane Railway.
Compressor driven Leaf Blower used to clear track of leaves and branches (Railway is in a Botanical Gardens)
The Leaf Blower outlet
The navvies trolley with trailer, hand tools (picks, shovels, and the all important “smoko” chairs etc) are in the metal boxes.
Explainer; "Smoko is a 15 minute break taken between Start time and the lunch break with a second between lunch and finish (knock off) time. It was when a smoker got the chance to have a cigarette/cigar/pipe.
Ballast hopper in background, the sleepers are laid straight onto the ground and “CrackerDust” (a type of blue metal rock fine crushed) is used to fill under, around and between them. A tamper is used for this purpose.