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by freebrickproductions
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Crossing Videos
Topic: Mooresville Road, Bella Mina, AL
Replies: 6
Views: 976

Re: Mooresville Road, Bella Mina, AL

New relay case has been installed, but the old one is still running the crossing. No other major changes here as of this evening.
by freebrickproductions
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 5716
Views: 914919

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

I wonder how many tracks this crossing used to have... https://www.google.com/maps/@39.1534853,-94.6205847,3a,75y,317.59h,91.47t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1s6KNJQnzr-BtiWI1d81AiEg!2e0!5s20191001T000000!7i16384!8i8192?hl=en Some classic signals there! And I count at least 4 tracks that were removed there. A...
by freebrickproductions
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: signals in the media
Replies: 152
Views: 116412

Re: signals in the media

This music video showcases a gated crossing signal (albeit a stylized one) at about 0:48 in the video:
by freebrickproductions
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Database/telling age of crossings?
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: Database/telling age of crossings?

pluey200 wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:28 am
There’s also an app but I think it costs money
The FRA's app? If so, last I checked, that one was free.
by freebrickproductions
Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Database/telling age of crossings?
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: Database/telling age of crossings?

The FRA has a database of every current (and technically former) crossing in the US, as long as you know the DOT numbers for the crossings you're curious about. However, it doesn't go into specifics of the equipment each crossing has, just what type of equipment can be found there. Also, the informa...
by freebrickproductions
Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 5716
Views: 914919

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Ah... The CSX Lineville Sub. Would love to visit the parts of the line from Lineville, AL, eastwards, especially if even half of the stuff street view shows is still there. Went further east (onto what appears to be the CSX Fitzgerald Subdivision) and found this active crossing: https://www.google....
by freebrickproductions
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 5716
Views: 914919

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Active crossing in Warm Springs, GA: https://www.google.com/maps/@32.8978877,-84.6918042,3a,21y,-22.53h,88.38t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1soIGhO5p_sdcIY1wzFvwuKg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656 Ah... The CSX Lineville Sub. Would love to visit the parts of the line from Lineville, AL, eastwards, especially if even half ...
by freebrickproductions
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Lights, Bells, & Gates
Topic: What type of bell?
Replies: 62
Views: 7412

Re: What type of bell?

MR Newton wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:00 pm
I plan on shooting it the next time I'm in Orange. Here's a clip of it, not my video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jG4iFPlPPE
Nice! Would love to get that on the site.
by freebrickproductions
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Lights, Bells, & Gates
Topic: What type of bell?
Replies: 62
Views: 7412

Re: What type of bell?

E Main St, Orange, VA: https://www.google.com/maps/@38.245415,-78.1100028,3a,75y,265.29h,89.02t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1sNmkaX08jO1SDDKCkc3jTrQ!2e0!6s%2F%2Fgeo2.ggpht.com%2Fcbk%3Fpanoid%3DNmkaX08jO1SDDKCkc3jTrQ%26output%3Dthumbnail%26cb_client%3Dsearch.revgeo_and_fetch.gps%26thumb%3D2%26w%3D96%26h%3D64%...
by freebrickproductions
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Lights, Bells, & Gates
Topic: WCH E-Bell Controversy
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Re: WCH E-Bell Controversy

flat train wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:43 am
Interesting. Do you think wch did these differences on purpose? Or just a manufacture error?
IMHO, it's probably a lack of quality control, and, for at least the older ones, aging electronics.