13:51; color; sound; S1664, CSX Crew and Gandy Dancers
This video features railroad workers or “section hands” commonly referred to by the slang term “Gandy Dancers” demonstrating work songs used when laying rail track. Also features CSX workers at the Florida Folk Festival preparing the tracks used in the demonstration.
Florida Memory is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.