The crippled one was helped aboard of the handcar, Zeph joined them, and the handcar sped away.
But even as the handcar was passing him Mr. Trimm regretted his hastiness.
He carried 'Thusia to the street and rested her on a handcar that stood beside the railway and wrapped her in his greatcoat.
He made a jump off the right-of-way, and as the handcar flashed by he watched its flight from the covert of a weed tangle.
He was thus engaged when the handcar rattled over the bridge.
Bannon walked back to the tracks, in time to see a handcar and trailer, packed with men, come up the track and stop near at hand.
The section men had even got upon their handcar and were pumping away up the east-bound track.
There was nobody left in the cut, and both the train and the handcar on which the section hands had traveled, were out of sight.