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Northern Main Signal
Northern Exit Signal Southern Main Signal
Southern Exit Signal
Bell:WCH Type 2 E Bell
NEG E Bell
WCH Type 2 E Bell NEG E Bell
Base: WCH Double Sided
Siemens Double Sided
WCH Double Sided
Siemens Double Sided
Main Lights: 3 pairs of 12"x24" GE Dotted LEDs in Safetran frames
1 pair of 12"x24" 1st Gen WCH LEDs
2 pairs of 12"x24" GE Dotted LEDs in Safetran frames
1 pair of 12"x24" GE Dotted LEDs in Safetran frames
2 pairs of 12"x24" 1st Gen WCH LEDs
2 pairs of 12"x24" GE Dotted LEDs in Safetran frames
Light Brackets:
3 Safetran, 1 WRRS?
Safetran
2 WRRS, 1 Safetran?
Safetran
Gate Lights: Aurora LEDs
Aurora LEDs Aurora LEDs
Aurora LEDs
Gate Mechanism: WCH
Siemens
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Siemens
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Crossbuck font:
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 Rings for the whole duration

Pictures 1-20 were taken on December 21, 2010.
Pictures 21-48 and the 1st video were taken on January 11, 2015.
Pictures 49-96 were taken on November 18, 2016.
Pictures 97-102 were taken on February 6, 2018.
The 2nd video was taken on November 20, 2017.
All pictures and videos were taken by Tommy McGowan.
This crossing is located on the UP Joliet Sub.  This is also the only crossing in the town of Godley.

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An interesting sign just south of the crossing.
Overview facing north.
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The southern signal.
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The northern signal.
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The relay bungalow in the northwest quadrant.
The grade at the time was wood and asphalt.
Track view facing south towards Main St. in Braceville.
Track view facing north towards Division St. in Braidwood.

Between 2010 and 2015, the gate holders on both signals were replaced, the telegraph poles were removed, the grade was resurfaced to all concrete during a major track upgrade, and blue DOT signs were added.

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Overview facing north.
Overview facing south.
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The southern signal.
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The northern signal.  I somehow forgot to take a picture of the gate and get a rear view of the signal.  Whoops.
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The relay bungalow in the southeast quadrant.
The grade is all concrete now.
Track view facing noth towards Division St. in Braidwood.
Track view facing south towards Main St. in Braceville.
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Action shots from Amtrak 303, a SB Lincoln Service train.

In mid 2016, the line was double tracked, and at the same time, new exit signals were installed and the main signals were modified.

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Overview of the transformed setup facing north.
Overview facing south.
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The northern main signal.
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The northern main signal.
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The southern exit signal.
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The northern exit signal.
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The relay bungalow in the southeast quadrant.
The grade is double tracked and concrete.
Track view facing noth towards Division St. in Braidwood.
Track view facing south towards Main St. in Braceville.
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In February 2018, I discovered one of the lights on the northern main signal came undone and was hanging.  It was fixed shortly after.