MP:  A364.900

 

Created June 25, 2018

 

Total Accidents:   3
Crossing DOT #:  726061Y
TOTAL DAILY TRAINS:   2   (ESTIMATED)

 

Page created by: freebrickproductions

 

This crossing is located on the NS Monsanto Lead.

 

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Overviews of the crossing.
The first signal.

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It has a Safetran base.
A Safetran gate mechanism.
The emergency information.
A Safetran junction box.

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This signal has all Safetran 12x20 inch lights.
A Safetran Type 3 electronic bell.
This signal uses RECO gate lights.

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The second signal.
It has another Safetran base.
Another Safetran gate mechanism.

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Another Safetran junction box.
More Safetran 12x20 inch lights on this signal.

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More RECO gate lights on this signal.
The third signal.
It has a third Safetran base.

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A third Safetran gate mechanism.
A third Safetran junction box.
The front lights are a pair of Safetran 12x24 inch lights! Not sure why NS put one pair of 12x24s on this signal.

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The rear lights are another pair of Safetran 12x20 inch lights.
Even more RECO gate lights on this signal.
The fourth signal.

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It has a fourth Safetran base.
A fourth Safetran gate mechanism.
The emergency information.

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A fourth Safetran junction box.
This signal has even more Safetran 12x20 inch lights.
A General Signals Type 2 electronic bell is used over here.

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Yet more RECO gate lights on this signal.
Track view looking south towards 12th Avenue.
Track view looking north.
A return trip on 3-14-18 catches the crossing in action!

 

I somehow forgot a photo of the relay case, but it can be seen on the right-hand side of Picture 42.

 

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A Norfolk Southern local shoves through the crossing.

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The power on the local is an SD40E and an SD40-2.

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The local shoves clear of the crossing and the gates begin to rise.

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Pictures 1-43 were taken on 3-12-18.
Pictures 44-79 and the video were taken on 3-14-18.