The passing track at Lamar was fitted with a train meet sign and spring switches. Lawn Boy lawn mowers were produced here. During '66 or '67, a train derailed while going through town. One of the errant cars traveled down the platform bricks and took out the train order board. Much to the relief of the station agent, who was inside the depot, the depot was untouched. After things were picked up, the only sign of the derailment were the flange marks on the bricks and the new train order signal. During the occasions when we waited for 102 to arrive, the agent would regale us with the story.