MP:  A347.90

 

Created June 15, 2014

 

Total Accidents:   6
Crossing DOT #:  731822E
TOTAL DAILY TRAINS:   4   (AS OF 2013)

 

Page created by: freebrickproductions

 

This crossing is located on an unnamed branch line off of the NS Memphis District East End.

 

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Overviews of the crossing.
The first signal.
It's a Safetran cantilever.

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The emergency information.
All of the lights on this signal are 12x24 inch Harmon lights.

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A Safetran mechanical bell.
The second signal.

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It's also a Safetran cantilever.
This signal also has all 12x24 inch Harmon lights.

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This signal also has a Safetran mechanical bell.

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The median signal.
This signal has 12x20 inch Safetran lights.
Facing north towards Lanier Road.
Facing south towards Graphics Drive.

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The relay case.

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A return trip to the crossing on 7-24-16 catches it in action!

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NS A81 shoves a train across the crossing.

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A few minutes later, NS A81's SD40-2 pair crosses the crossing.

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A second return trip on 6-16-17 shows that there's been a few changes to the crossing!
The eastbound cantilever's had a few changes done to it.

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It has gotten a new blue emergency information sign attached to it, along with an old SOU DOT tag that I missed when I was last here!

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The mast lights were replaced with Safetran 12x20 inch lights!

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Both crossbucks on this signal are looking rather tired...

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Half of the overhead lights were replaced with more Safetran 12x20 inch lights!

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The two pairs of Harmon 12x24 inch lights on the end of the cantilever arm are still there though!

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Both Safetran mechanical bells are still there and working!
Nothing major has changed to the other signals.

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The median signal appears to have had the lights on it hit.
The other cantilever's only change is the addition of another new blue emergency information sign.

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Track views.
A fourth return trip on 1-11-18 catches the crossing in action!

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NS A81 comes through with a single SD40-2 in Operation Lifesaver paint!

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The train slowly clears the crossing...

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Pictures 1-25 were taken on 3-28-13.

Pictures 26-52 and the first video were taken on 7-24-16.

Pictures 53-78 were taken on 6-16-17.

Pictures 79-90 and the second video were taken on 1-11-18.