MP:  SPC823.93

 

Created August 12, 2016

 

Total Accidents:   0
Crossing DOT #:  625762H
TOTAL WEEKLY TRAINS:   4   (AS OF 2019)

 

Page created by: freebrickproductions

 

This crossing is located on the FGAR Quincy Mine Lead.

 

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Overviews of the crossing.
The first signal.

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It's a Modern Industries cantilever.
The emergency information.
The front and side lights are 8 inch Modern Industries lights!

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The overhead lights are Modern Industries 12x24 inch lights.
A WABCO base.
A WABCO/US&S Model 75 gate mechanism!

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The rear lights are a pair of WABCO 8 inch lights!
This signal has a WABCO mechanical bell!

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An old SCL DOT Tag.
The gate is a hexagonally-shaped fiber-glass gate arm! Talk about rare!
The gate lights are of an unknown brand (WABCO?).

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The second signal.
Another Modern Industries cantilever.
The emergency information.

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The front lights are another pair of Modern Industries 8 inch lights!
The overhead lights are more Modern Industries 12x24 inch lights.

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Another WABCO base.
Another WABCO/US&S Model 75 gate mechanism over here!
The rear lights are another pair of WABCO 8 inch lights!

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This signal has a second WABCO mechanical bell!
This signal has another hexagonal fiber-glass gate arm!

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This signal has more of the unknown brand of gate lights.
Track views. Picture 39 looks northeast towards 11th Street. Picture 40 looks southwest towards Franklin Street.

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The relay case.

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A return trip to this (almost) fully original 80s SCL install on 3-29-22 catches it in action!

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FGAR TA-Local shoves through the crossing.

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An HLCX GP38-2 is the power for this train.

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The crossing deactivates a bit after the train has cleared it...

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...only to activate again soon after for a brief tail-ring malfunction!

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The gates rise soon once again, however.

 

 

Pictures 1-41 were taken on 7-8-16.

Pictures 42-66 and the video were taken on 3-29-22.