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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby Erik-Gorb-Hamilton » Tue May 15, 2018 7:40 pm

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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby brett nc railfanner » Tue May 15, 2018 8:09 pm

Active crossing in Richmond, California:
https://www.google.com/maps/@37.9246301 ... 312!8i6656

Another active crossing in Richmond, California:
https://www.google.com/maps/@37.9261742 ... 312!8i6656
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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby ZachL » Tue May 15, 2018 8:54 pm

Erik-Gorb-Hamilton wrote:This mast looks old

The other mast

If it looks like a dog and barks like a dog, then it must be a dog. :Tongue1:
Crossing pictures from Plant City, FL are finally here! viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2538
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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby NathanFromEngland » Wed May 16, 2018 1:08 am

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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby freebrickproductions » Wed May 16, 2018 2:40 am

R.I.P. HMCR 8933; 1951-2013. Hasn't been moved since it was put next to Huntsville High School in 2015.

Send me or any other admin a PM/e-mail if you want to submit crossing photos to the site!
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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby ZachL » Wed May 16, 2018 4:37 pm

Crossing pictures from Plant City, FL are finally here! viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2538
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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby NathanFromEngland » Thu May 17, 2018 12:27 am



The fact the crossing runs through a roundabout.
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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby freebrickproductions » Thu May 17, 2018 12:31 am

Older SOU signals on the WTRR in Ramer, TN:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.0695904 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.168328, ... 312!8i6656
There's also an extra crossbuck for what looks to be an abandoned crossing here:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.168328, ... 312!8i6656
It also has a "1 Tracks" sign!

Some very classic SOU signals:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.2349401 ... 312!8i6656

More late SOU signals:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.3582369 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.4363338 ... 312!8i6656

A pure gateless 1980s NS install!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.475886, ... 312!8i6656

You guessed it, lol:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.4909558 ... 312!8i6656

A very long crossing with some classic signals:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.5795964 ... 312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.5790006 ... 312!8i6656
Looks like there was a wayside signal here as well:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.5790522 ... 312!8i6656

More classic crossings:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.5580006 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.5696886 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.5750909 ... 312!8i6656
GRS gate mech!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.5751554 ... 312!8i6656

Used to be some 12x20 inch Lex-C lights here!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6124993 ... 328!8i1664
RACO mechanical bell?
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6124995 ... 328!8i1664
Long gone, sadly...
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6124538 ... 312!8i6656

Another classic crossing with an interesting signal on one side due to the utility pole:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6167751 ... 312!8i6656
Looks like another RACO mechanical bell!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6168011 ... 312!8i6656

More classic signals:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.608756, ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6132895 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6141328 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.614947, ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6156729 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6277426 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.632422, ... 312!8i6656

Crooked crossbuck:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.669418, ... 312!8i6656

More classic installs:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6884084 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.7425491 ... 312!8i6656

Looks like another RACO bell!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.9808268 ... 312!8i6656

Continuing the classic signals:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.1276302 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@36.2029104 ... 312!8i6656

Looks to be yet another RACO bell!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.78527,- ... 312!8i6656

More late SOU equipment:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.8015909 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.8042068 ... 312!8i6656

Another RACO bell!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.8807488 ... 312!8i6656
Some abandoned SOU signals along the WTRR:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.8807437 ... 312!8i6656

More pure 1980s NS installs!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.9057971 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.912723, ... 312!8i6656

Another late SOU install, though a bit interesting how the cantilever is all 8 inch:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.9151162 ... 312!8i6656

More old SOU equipment:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.9180847 ... 312!8i6656

Another pure 1980s NS install with an interesting set-up:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.9220752 ... 312!8i6656

More classics:
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.9297344 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.9641726 ... 312!8i6656

Some very classic SOU signals with the original GRS gate mechs!
https://www.google.com/maps/@35.9757997 ... 312!8i6656

More pure 1980s NS installs:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.0746897 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@36.0763311 ... 312!8i6656

An interesting late-SOU install:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.1514689 ... 312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.1513505 ... 312!8i6656

Another late-SOU crossing:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.1533063 ... 312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.1534895 ... 312!8i6656

Another old SOU install with a GRS gate mech!
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.1542073 ... 312!8i6656

More 1980s NS:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.2325265 ... 312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@36.3321364 ... 312!8i6656

Another late SOU install with a signal maintainer:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.3401812 ... 312!8i6656

Looks like one of the lights at this crossing is drooping:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.346923, ... 312!8i6656
And it's also another 1980s NS install:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.346923, ... 312!8i6656

More old SOU:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.3547113 ... 312!8i6656

More 1980s NS:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.4227401 ... 312!8i6656

Another classic crossing:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.4954879 ... 312!8i6656

This classic WRRS install is on the TN/KY state line!
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.502503, ... 312!8i6656

More classics:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.5039422 ... 312!8i6656
R.I.P. HMCR 8933; 1951-2013. Hasn't been moved since it was put next to Huntsville High School in 2015.

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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby Erik-Gorb-Hamilton » Thu May 17, 2018 3:42 am

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Re: Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Postby NathanFromEngland » Thu May 17, 2018 10:08 am

Erik-Gorb-Hamilton wrote:Classic signal in Norristown PA


Still there as of November 2017! Looks to have been repainted though :Roll:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.1104168 ... 6656?hl=en
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