Construction Gallery - Las Vegas, Nevada.

August 5, 2002 photographs courtesy of Karl Buiter.

Sahara Hotel Station pylons, looking south towards Hilton.

Looking north on Paradise Road, eight new beams lifted into place Sunday August 4th.

Same beams on Paradise Road, looking south. Compare these images to light rail construction pictures.

Looking west, a graceful 90 degree turn into parking lot of Chamber of Commerce.

Same curve as seen from Chamber of Commerce parking lot, looking east. The four pylons without crossmembers will support a crossover switch platform.

Track makes it's way west towards Strip.

Track with temporary bracing used while beams are cemented together.

Previous Las Vegas construction pictures:
July 10-12, 2002
June 27, 2002
June 7-18, 2002.
Late May 2002.
April May, 2002, tall columns.
May 3, 2002, beam manufacturing continues.
March 26, 2002, first dual-guideway beams up.
March 22-24, 2002, first look at t-supports.
January 16-17, 2002, first beam lifted into place.
January 2-3, 2002, columns and rebar.
December 2001 beam yard images.
October 2001 first pylons and track.
August 2001 ground breaking images

photographs copyright the Monorail Society

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