Rediscovered train car dismantled

Friday, December 18, 2015
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An old tanker car was recently uncovered and rediscovered on the retired railroad tracks just south of the new Riverfront Park road in the north part of Fort Scott. The car was discovered during recent construction in the park area on North National Avenue. Concern about the car's location led to a search for the owner, as well as it's removal, Bourbon County Emergency Manager Will Wallis said. For the full story, go to