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  1. Ballast work in Joplin

    Ballast work in Joplin

    I think this is called a ballast re-conditioner or cleaner. I do know this... it is VERY noisy as it moves along the tracks. It was southbound on KCS tracks just south of the 20th St. crossing adjacent to the Dillons grocery store.
  2. MNA Locomotive 4010

    MNA Locomotive 4010

    MNA Locomotive 4010 with an Operation Lifesaver motif #449 in tandem, westbound at 12th and Florida in Joplin, Mo. Was pulling KCS hopper cars.
  3. New KCS overpass nearing completion

    New KCS overpass nearing completion

    New KCS Overpass at 25th and Connecticut nearing completion. My wife's stepbrother, Brett Reeves, was engineer on the project. Connecticut Ave. is a major N-S artery in the town, and the overpass had been discussed for decades.
  4. Missouri-North Arkansas RR MOW

    Missouri-North Arkansas RR MOW

    Maintenance of Way equipment near the Safeway plant, 10th and Maiden Lane, Joplin, Mo. with MNA RR markings.
  5. Restored Jersey Central Passenger car

    Restored Jersey Central Passenger car

    A restored Jersey Central passenger car. Located at 1100 N. Prosperity Ave, Joplin, MO (rural Jasper County) Was part of a gift shop business at that location.
  6. CN car at Galena, KS

    CN car at Galena, KS

    CN car, CNLX 9412, probably enroute to a chemical plant west of Joplin, MO. Taken from the old Route 66 railroad overpass at the Galena yard, looking WNW. Probably BNSF line.
  7. Closeup of end of caboose, SF-CMNW 999269

    Closeup of end of caboose, SF-CMNW 999269

    Closeup view of street end of SF Caboose, facing South Joplin Ave.
  8. Santa Fe-GWAX Caboose 1999

    Santa Fe-GWAX Caboose 1999

    Static; serves as a small office facility for a salvage business located at 10th and Main in Joplin, Mo.




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