MP:  58.09

 

Updated November 25, 2021

 

Total Accidents:   1
Crossing DOT #:  805323W
TOTAL DAILY TRAINS:   12   (ESTIMATED)

 

Page created by: PlyingKibbles89


This crossing is located on the UP Julesburg Subdivision, with BNSF having trackage rights.

 

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Overview of the crossing.
The first signal.

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It has a Griswold base!
The lights on this signal are Federal Signal 12x20 inch lights with Electrotech LEDs.

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The lone bell at this crossing is a WCH type 2 electronic bell.
The second signal.
It has a very old Griswold base!

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The emergency info.
The lights on this signal are also Federal Signal 12x20 inch lights, but with WCH 2nd Gen LEDs.

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Track view looking east towards Chestnut St. #1, Chestnut St. #2 and Private Crossing #2.
Track view looking west towards Iris Dr.
The relay case.
The crossing activates!

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Here comes BNSF 5798 pulling a coal train to Nebraska, using a couple of GEVOs for power!

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The train stopped for around ten minutes to get a track warrant to be able to proceed through Sterling Yard.

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The signals shut off shortly after the train passes.

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A return trip on 10-09-21 shows the crossing in action again.



Pictures 1-47 and the first video were taken on 01-01-21.
Pictures 48-51 and the second video were taken on 10-09-21.