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Pictures 1-32 were taken August 28, 2010 by TrainmanKight.

Pictures 33-72 were taken on October 7, 2016 by freebrickproductions.

 

This crossing is located on the CSX Chattanooga Subdivision.

 

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Overviews of the crossing. Note how the mast lights are a lot lower in height than the rear lights on the gate mast.

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Both cantilevers have 12"x20" incandescent frames. All 12"x24" light frames also have incandescent frames inside. An emergency sign provided by CSX.

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Both cantilever frames are from Modern Industries. This gate motor is from Safetran. The rear 12"x24" lights on the gate mast are from Modern Industries.

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The other side of the crossing is similar in appearance.

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Note: Both WCH mechanical bells silence when the gates fully lower.

They sound for about 23.5 seconds because the gates would lower 13.5 seconds after activating.

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The traffic lights near the crossing have cameras, as shown in the following pictures.

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A return trip on 10-7-16 by freebrickproductions shows quite a few changes here!
The first signal.

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The cantilever is still from Modern Industries.
A couple of old L&N DOT tags on the mast.

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The front mast lights are now WCH 12x24 inch lights with WCH 2nd Generation LEDs.
The overhead lights are Federal Signal 12x20 inch incandescent lights still!

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A Modern Industries base.
The new blue emergency information.
This signal still has a Safetran gate mechanism.

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The rear lights are still incandescent Modern Industries 12x24 inch lights.
This signal now has a General Signals electronic bell.
This signal has RECO gate lights.

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The second signal.
It's still another Modern Industries cantilever.
More new blue emergency information.

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The front mast lights on this signal are now more WCH 12x24 inch lights with WCH 2nd Generation LEDs in them.
The overhead lights are still more Federal Signal 12x20 inch lights!

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A partially-burried newer Modern Industries base.
This signal still has a Safetran gate mechanism.
The rear mast lights are still Modern Industries 12x24 inch incandescnet lights as well.

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This signal now has a Safetran Type-2 electronic bell.
This signal has more RECO gate lights.
This gate arm has been broken!

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Close-up of the break.
The relay case.
Track views.