MP:  0WA80.770

 

Created November 25, 2017

 

Total Accidents:   1
Crossing DOT #:  340517N
TOTAL DAILY TRAINS:   20   (AS OF 2017)

 

Page created by: freebrickproductions

 

This crossing is located along the CSX W&A Subdivision.

 

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Overviews of the mostly-pure early CSX 1980s install at this crossing!
The first signal.

 

Other than the gates, gate lights, and emergency information signs, this crossing remains unchanged since CSX put these signals up in the mid 1980s! Amazing that they've remained with so much of their original equipment since then!

 

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It has a WCH base.
A WCH gate mechanism!
A warning sticker that's a bit hard to read.
The emergency information.

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The lights are WCH 12x24 inch lights!
The bell is a 1st Generation WCH mechanical bell!

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The gate lights are RECO LEDs.
The second signal.
Another WCH base.

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Another WCH gate mechanism!
Another warning sticker that's a bit easier to read.
More WCH 12x24 inch lights on this signal!

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The emergency information.
More RECO LED gate lights over here.
Track view looking north towards Damascus Church Road.
Track view looking south towards Henderson Bend Road.

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The relay case.
The crossing activates!

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A pair of CSX AC44CWs in YN3 slowly pull a southbound CSX grain train through the crossing.

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A Family Lines System hopper!
The train passes...

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...and the crossing deactivates.
A switcher at a nearby industry.

 

 

All pictures and the video were taken on 7-3-17.