What Model of Bells have you seen?

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Doge_Illinois
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What Model of Bells have you seen?

Post by Doge_Illinois » Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:48 pm

So, in this topic, you are gonna give a list of what bells you have seen:

Here is mine, for a example:

Mechanical:
Safetran
WCH 2nd Gen
RACO/Griswold
Safetran Hybrid
FS
WRRS

Electronic:
ASC
NEG
Safetran Type 3/Invensys Rail/Siemens
GS Type 2
GS Type 3
WCH
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Re: What Model of Bells have you seen?

Post by PlyingKibbles89 » Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:09 pm

* = Never seen active ** = Seen active, not on video

Mechanical:
-WRRS
-Federal Signal
-WCH 1st Gen
-WCH 2nd Gen
-Griswold*
-Safetran
-US&S Teardrop**

Electronic:
-GS Type 1
-GS Type 2
-GS Type 3
-WCH Type 1.5
-WCH Type 2
-WCH Type 3
-Safetran Type 3 High Tone
-Safetran Type 3 Low Tone
-US&S
-Harmon/Square E-Bell*
-NEG
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Re: What Model of Bells have you seen?

Post by Rails and Signals » Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:13 pm

Since I am brand new (like I joined a few weeks ago) to this community, I will have to guess what bells I could have seen before I joined the railfan community. Most of the bells in this list were not caught in action.

Mechanical:
Safetran
WCH 2nd Gen
WRRS
Griswold
*At one point, I was a five-minute walk away from a US&S Teardrop, but this was before I joined the community, so I never knew about it until after I joined. RIP me. :OhWell:

Electronic:
NEG
GS Types 1 and 2
WCH Types 1.5, 2, and 3
ASC
Safetran Types 1 and 2
US&S Electronic

*There could be more that I'm not aware of.
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Re: What Model of Bells have you seen?

Post by LARDLOGO » Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:48 pm

--Mechanical--
WC Hayes (Both Generations)
Safetran (Both Generations)
Raco
Modern Industries
US&S "Teardrop" (All Generations)
RRS Co.
WRRS
WRRS Mini Bell

--Electronic--
General Signals (All Types)
WC Hayes (Generations 1.5 and 2)
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Re: What Model of Bells have you seen?

Post by freebrickproductions » Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:26 am

Mechanical bells:
WRRS
WRRS mini*
WRRS 1203*
Griswold
RACO*
Safetran (1st and 2nd* generations)
Modern Industries*
US&S
US&S Teardrop (2nd and 3rd Generations, IIRC)
Federal Signal*
WCH (1st, 2nd*, and 2.5th Generations)
WABCO
RRS

Electronic bells:
General Signals (Types 1*, 2*, and 3)
WCH (Types 1.5, 2*, 3, and 4)
US&S
ASC
Safetran (Types 1, 2, and 3)
NEG
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Re: What Model of Bells have you seen?

Post by Nascar Fan007 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:54 pm

List of crossing bells I's eecorded in action so far.
Mechanical
Safetran (Both 1st gen and 2nd gen)
Wch (Both 1st gen and 2nd gen as well)
Wrrs (Over on the Pixley Spur which isn't used as much)
Griswold (the first ever bell I got in my life)

Electronic
General signals (type 1, 2, and 3)
Wch (not familiar with the different types of wch e bells)
And lastly, NEG.

My apologies if I haven't been active on the forum as much. Been busy with finishing up school as well as working at my new job.
Proud owner of a safetran mechanical bell and Griswold mechanical bell along with a pair of safetran 12x20 lights and a 8 inch light. Been a fan of trains since I was little. Main place I railfan on, The Sedalia Sub.
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