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by NathanFromEngland
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: signals in the media
Replies: 147
Views: 86504

Re: signals in the media

In 1985, there was a pretty-poorly received (and I think largely forgotten) comedy movie called Moving Violations . At one point in the movie, there is a scene that takes place at a railroad crossing somewhere in California (based on the traffic lights) that features wooden wishbone gates, 12x20 in...
by NathanFromEngland
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 5556
Views: 635507

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Active crossing in Bainbridge, Georgia: https://www.google.com/maps/@30.910275,-84.5697553,3a,25.5y,41.83h,91.05t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sN8vXB1QOjZ-nMml90mI7TA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656 Wow, a lot has happened with the equipment at that crossing over the years! :Blink: Yea, there's been quite a few changes. ...
by NathanFromEngland
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Railroad Discussions
Topic: CSX Engine Retirements
Replies: 96
Views: 16470

Re: CSX Engine Retirements

Nothing much happened for CSX since July, though the only retirements were 9 road slugs. Ahh, a long-awaited roster update! CSX Locomotive Roster Update As of 01 October 2019 Welcome to this month’s CSX Locomotive Roster Update! This update covers all changes discovered since 01 July, 2019. There ha...
by NathanFromEngland
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Crossing Signal Discussion
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 5556
Views: 635507

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

A light above the crossbuck to make it visible? Never knew these were a thing.
https://www.google.com/maps/@37.3646754 ... 312!8i6656
by NathanFromEngland
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Railroad Discussions
Topic: Trains on google street view.
Replies: 545
Views: 103285

Re: Trains on google street view.

What on earth are these things? They look like cabooses but seem to be used for something different!
https://www.google.com/maps/@48.0060548 ... 312!8i6656
by NathanFromEngland
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Traffic Lights
Replies: 215
Views: 37701

Re: Traffic Lights

...What was the point of this? Seem's like a complete waste of time. https://www.google.com/maps/@53.4499807,-2.9359601,3a,16.3y,351.55h,90.9t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1sqBUUFM8z_AQIw6LYNz8Q-A!2e0!5s20140601T000000!7i13312!8i6656 As of 2019, following an upgrade to the road in 2017, you can legally turn ri...
by NathanFromEngland
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Lights, Bells, & Gates
Topic: Locations Of Currently Existing GE/Harmon Electronic Bells
Replies: 10
Views: 1047

Re: Locations Of Currently Existing GE/Harmon Electronic Bells

One on CSX in East Chicago https://goo.gl/maps/k636aNaKRYC7ix9x7 Railfan? https://www.google.com/maps/@41.6308397,-87.4780807,3a,17.7y,202.26h,85.75t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sIGK-O2L6D87-ftifbVeW0w!2e0!7i13312!8i6656 Also active in 2016. https://www.google.com/maps/@41.6302609,-87.4780367,3a,43.2y,358.5...
by NathanFromEngland
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Lights, Bells, & Gates
Topic: Some flat sounding bells
Replies: 273
Views: 42213

Re: Some flat sounding bells

Here is a Pratt Avenue crossing in Poland, the mechanical bell to the far left only lets out two rings before it dies for the remainder of the video, the bell to the right has been horribly modernised with a buzzer.
by NathanFromEngland
Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt (Traffic signals and signs)
Replies: 139
Views: 39945

Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt (Traffic signals and signs)

On or after? Why do you need to predict dates when you should be doing it on the due date.
https://www.google.com/maps/@39.6989572 ... 312!8i6656