Pictures 1-41 were taken by TrainmanKight.

Pictures 42-90 and the video were taken by freebrickproductions.

 

This crossing is located on the CSX Chattanooga Subdivision.

 

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An overview of the crossing.

A closer view of the 12"x24" signal.

Safetran base and gate mechanism.

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The lights are Safetran 12"x24" incandescents.
Track views.
The bell on this signal is a WRRS.

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The relay case.
A view from the other side of the crossing.
A broken Transport Products base.
Another Safetran gate mechanism.

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The DOT number and milepost number.
These 8" US&S lookalikes are made from Transport Products.

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The brackets for these lights are a bit unusual. There are two sets of brackets (meaning what's in between the lights and saying "Transport Products Corporation) instead of the usual one that's found on Today's modern signals.

 

Note 1: The bell only rings from startup to when the gates fully lower only.

Note 2: The gate rises so fast on the 12"x24" signal that when the gate fully rises, the signal shakes so hard that the bell vibrates along with the signal, producing some non-electrical related ringing.

 

Pictures 1-17 were taken on July 21, 2009.

 

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On November 29, 2009 we find the crossing active again.

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Something a bit different than the July 21 activation, when the gates went back up, the bell did not ring again due to the heavy vibration of the gate rising too fast. Instead it clicked a few times, and that was all.

 

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Taken on November 4, 2010 by TrainmanKight, the 8" backgrounds have some bullet holes through them for some odd reason...

 

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TrainmanKight got these pictures on November 11, 2010. There appears to be no changes to the crossing.

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A return trip on 10-7-16 by freebrickproductions shows a few changes to the crossing.
The first signal.

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It's Transport Products Corp. base was damaged.
New blue emergency information signs were installed.
The gate mechanism is still from Safetran, but has moved up on the pole.

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The 8 inch lights are still from Transport Products Corp!
Still got that funky mounting as well, likely done for a wooden gate.

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This signal now has RECO LED gate lights.
The second signal.
It still has a Safetran base.

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Another new blue emergency information sign.
The gate mechanism and lights are still the same.

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The WRRS mechanical bell was replaced with an NEG e-bell!
This signal still has incandescent RECO gate lights!
Track view looking south.
Track view looking north towards Parsons Road.

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The relay case.
Some Safetran 12 inch lights and related parts are shoved under here!

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The crossing activates!

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CSX 980 leads a grain train south through the crossing.

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The train passes.

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The gates rise.

 

 

Pictures 1-17 were taken on 7-21-09 by TrainmanKight.

Pictures 18-31 were taken on 11-29-09 by TrainmanKight.

Pictures 32 and 33 were taken on 11-4-10 by TrainmanKight.

Pictures 34-41 were taken on 11-11-10 by TrainmanKight.

Pictures 42-90 were taken on 10-7-16 by freebrickproductions.