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by ZachL
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 5352
Views: 551447

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

An active crossing due to track work in Columbia, SC: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.982804,-81.0254712,3a,15y,304.2h,88.63t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sxwBuXe-VKf8QtlkkB9TFGQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en It's quite possible that work truck was within the range to activate the crossing. And if it was in motio...
by ZachL
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Closed off railroad crossings.
Replies: 49
Views: 11656

Re: Closed off railroad crossings.

What about that? The image was taken in March 2005. (hence the 3) I guess so but sometimes aerial photography dates aren't always accurate in Google Earth. EDIT: On second thought, I'm starting to think those are just lots that actually have no houses, even in the 1995 imagery. In other words, a su...
by ZachL
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Google Street View
Replies: 1673
Views: 245882

Re: Google Street View

NathanFromEngland wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:03 am
Well this is unusual!
https://www.google.com/maps/@53.6412853 ... 6656?hl=en
What's unusual about that?
by ZachL
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Closed off railroad crossings.
Replies: 49
Views: 11656

Re: Closed off railroad crossings.

Texarkana, Texas. https://www.google.com/maps/@33.422443,-94.0680905,3a,50.2y,178.45h,85.72t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1smJdn-kQ5SJSWlxl4Rw7Tlg!2e0!6s%2F%2Fgeo3.ggpht.com%2Fcbk%3Fpanoid%3DmJdn-kQ5SJSWlxl4Rw7Tlg%26output%3Dthumbnail%26cb_client%3Dmaps_sv.tactile.gps%26thumb%3D2%26w%3D203%26h%3D100%26yaw%3D1...
by ZachL
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Railroad Discussions
Topic: Trains on google street view.
Replies: 520
Views: 92616

Re: Trains on google street view.

The West Tennessee Railroad's B40-8Ws hauling a train out of Jackson, TN: https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6271434,-88.809497,3a,48.1y,174.18h,97.59t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sEtaDlvtMx6FtiRh-L4FKMQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656 Quite possibly the cheapest repaint job I've ever seen. They could have at least used th...
by ZachL
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 5352
Views: 551447

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Steven429 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:54 pm
Active crossing with the google driver not being able to wait
https://www.google.com/maps/@32.9608585 ... 384!8i8192
Happens all the time bud
by ZachL
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Google Street View
Replies: 1673
Views: 245882

Re: Google Street View

They're just salty over something that happened over 200 years ago
by ZachL
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Tracks out of service
Replies: 1878
Views: 222684

Re: Tracks out of service

Nice find! I wonder if any of the semaphores are still standing today. Too bad Google doesn't have a good view of the tracks. :Sad:
by ZachL
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Lights, Bells, & Gates
Topic: Known existing WABCO Bells
Replies: 60
Views: 7975

Re: Known existing WABCO Bells

Mountain View Lane, Forest Grove, OR: https://www.google.com/maps/@45.5180003,-123.0758923,3a,15y,101.03h,96.61t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sUKWl9uKtH9rY8fBeMFrlEA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656 It replaced a GS bell! https://www.google.com/maps/@45.518014,-123.0758076,3a,37.4y,122.4h,88.63t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sQZFJ24...
by ZachL
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 5352
Views: 551447

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Kind of hard to see, but this is an active crossing near Bonnieville, KY: https://www.google.com/maps/@37.4336775,-85.8924551,3a,15.6y,316.61h,91.88t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1sAF1QipODWt4kHITcEPxPfbRwzgbQlDQW1BJnQ-C93jZO!2e10!3e11!7i7680!8i3840 Close-up of the crossing: https://www.google.com/maps/@37.43...