Photograph of the "Wedding of the rails", a re-enactment of the ceremony celebrating the connection of Los Angeles and San Francisco by the Southern Pacific Railroads, showing a man with a large hammer at center, 1926. The crowd has formed a circle on the railroad tracks with a short, elderly man in a suit holding a large hammer at center. he crowd is looking towards the foreground and appear to be posing for the photograph. People stand on the trains which sit on the left and right. The crowd continues to the trees in the background.