MP:  0798.75

 

Created June 5, 2016

 

Total Accidents:   5
Crossing DOT #:  728036X
TOTAL DAILY TRAINS:   16   (AS OF 2014)

 

Page created by: freebrickproductions

 

This crossing is located on the NS Birmingham Terminal District with CSX and BNSF having trackage rights over it.

 

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Overviews of the crossing.
The old westbound signal.

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It's a GRS cantilever!
An old Southern Railroad DOT tag.
The mast lights are Safetran 12x24 inch lights.

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The overhead lights are more Safetran 12x24 inch lights. Note how the bell is above this pair of lights.
The bell on this signal is a General Signals Type-2 e-bell.
The new westbound signal.

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It's a Safetran cantilever, with a RACO box on it for some reason.
The emergency information.

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This signal has all Safetran 12x20 inch lights.
This signal has a Safetran Type-3 electronic bell.

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The old eastbound signal.
It's another GRS cantilever, though it's missing the GRS box on it.
The emergency information.

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Another old Southern Railroad DOT tag.
All of the lights on this signal are even more Safetran 12x24 inch lights.

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This bell is another General Signals Type-2 e-bell that's mounted above the roadway.
The new eastbound signal.

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It's another Safetran cantilever with a RACO box.
The emergency information.
These mast lights are more Safetran 12x20 inch lights.

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The overhead lights are also 12x20 inch lights from Safetran.
This signal has another Safetran Type-3 e-bell.
The relay case for the old signals.

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Track views.
Action shots from the westbound side of the crossing. The crossing had been activated by a MOW crew working at a nearby diamond.

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Later in the day, the eastbound side of the crossing was caught in action.

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A BNSF transfer job goes through the crossing.
This light is rather dim.

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A return trip on 6-16-16 shows the new signals in service.

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The new relay case.
The foundations for the old cantilevers now sit bare.

 

 

Pictures 1-56 and the video were taken on 7-9-15.

Pictures 57-63 were taken on 6-16-16.