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Western Main Signal
Western Median Signal
Western Shoulder Signal
Eastern Main Signal Eastern Shoulder Signal
Bell:NEG E Bell
NEG E Bell
NEG E Bell
WCH Type 2 E Bell (Dead) NEG E Bell
Base: Siemens
Siemens
Siemens
Harmon (Cantilever), WCH (Gate) Siemens
Main Lights: 2 pairs of 12"x24" GE Dotted LEDs in Safetran frames
2 pairs of 12"x24" GE Dotted LEDs in Safetran frames 2 pairs of 12"x24" GE Dotted LEDs in Safetran frames 2 pairs of 12"x24" Harmon Fading LEDs
2 pairs of 12"x24" 2nd Gen WCH LEDs
2 pairs of 12"x24" GE Dotted LEDs in Safetran frames
Gate Lights: Aurora LEDs
Aurora LEDs
Aurora LEDs
Aurora LEDs
Aurora LEDs
Gate Mechanism: Siemens
Siemens
Siemens
WCH
Siemens
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Crossbuck font
Normal font, double sided
Normal font, double sided Normal font, double sided Normal font, double sided Normal font, double sided
Bell Cycle: Rings for the whole duration Rings for the whole duration
Rings for the whole duration N/A
Rings for the whole duration

Pictures 1-11 were taken on March 24, 2009.
Picture 12 was taken on December 5, 2009.
Pictures 13-39 were taken on March 16, 2015.
The 1st video was taken on January 1, 2016.
Pictures 40-115 were taken on November 18, 2016.
The 2nd video was taken on November 22, 2017.
All pictures and videos were taken by Tommy McGowan.
This crossing is located on the UP Joliet Sub.

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Photos from March 2009.  At this time, the road was in the process of being widened to accomodate a turn lane for WB traffic.  The old signals had 12"x20" WCH incandescents, 4" RECO LEDs, and GRS/WRRS gate mechanisms.  The eastern signal had a WRRS mechanical bell while the western had a WCH Type 2 E Bell that had replaced a Safetran Mechanical bell sometime after September 2008.
The new western signal's cantilever and gate mast had been erected, although the crossbuck was on the gate mast for some reason.  The new eastern signal had yet to be installed, although the bases were in place.

By June 2009, the eastern signal had been erected, and they even moved the front lights from the old signal onto the new cantilever temporarily.  At the same time, the old depot was moved to downtown for display.
Click here to a video see the setup from the pictures above and click here and here to see videos of the setup from June.

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Photo from December 2009 showing the completed new signals.  The old relay bungalow had been removed by then.

In 2012, the grade was resurfaced again for the 110 mph track upgrade.
Around the same time, the gate holders were replaced.

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Overview facing west.
Overview facing east.
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The eastern signal.
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The western signal.  This had a WCH Type 1.5 E Bell, 3 pairs of 12"x24" Harmon Fading LEDs, 1 pair of 12"x24" 2nd Gen WCH LEDs, a WCH gate mechanism, and Aurora LED gate lights.
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The relay bungalow in the southeast quadrant.
The newer concrete grade.
Track view facing south towards Center St.
Track view facing north towards Coal City Rd. in Wilmington.
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The old wayside signals that have since been removed.

As of July 3, 2016, the cantilevers have been removed as part of the double tracking of this section of track.
As of August 3, 2016, one of the cantilevers was reinstalled and 4 new signals were added as well to make this a penta-gated setup.

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Overview of the new mega setup facing west.
Overview facing east.
Another overview facing east.
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The eastern main signal.  This signal hasn't changed much other than the addition of a 2 Tracks sign, and the gate was replaced.
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The new western main signal.  No parts of the old western signal were reused.
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The new eastern shoulder signal.
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The new western shoulder signal.
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The new western median signal.
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The northeastern pedestrian gate.
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The southwestern pedestrian gate.
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The southeastern pedestrian gate.
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The northwestern pedestrian gate.  All 4 gates have a Siemens base, a Siemens gate mechanism, and a 4" RECO LED.
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The new relay bungalow in the southeast quadrant.
Another view of the new bungalow.
The new double track concrete grade.
Track view facing north towards Coal City Rd. in Wilmington.
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Track view facing south towards Center St.Additional side views of the new signals.