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Taken at approximately 1230PM CDST 21 May 2012 at tracks at E. Division Street in Springfield; two miscellaneous vehicles southbound on tracks.
The first bore a "porta-potty" - had never seen this before, and the one behind it seemed to have some sort of sucking mechanism engaged.
This is a truck owned by CWW out of Sibley, Louisiana. It would appear they contract for Branson Scenic Railway, as it is in their yard at Branson Landing. This is an excursion train that runs down into Arkansas and back.
An NS rail train is parked at Logansport, IN on the NS Illinois Division. The NS has been replacing all the rail from Rockfield, In to Peru, IN during May, June, and July. This train will be picking up the old rail.
Worker and BNSF service truck at the Highway 43 crossing in Seneca, MO 64865, at Milepost 325.52 on the BNSF tracks. They must have been having trouble with the signal. We were stopped here several minutes while the signal arm went up and down erratically, until he got it corrected.
The restored depot at Noel, Missouri, which now functions as City Hall for this resort town often referred to as "Christmas City of the Ozarks." Notice the MOW equipment on the tracks in the background.
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