All pictures were taken by TrainmanKight on March 21, 2009.

 

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This is one of two signals at the crossing. It has 12"x24" Safetran incandescent lights, and gate mechanism and a Safetran type 2 electronic bell.

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Here's the main cantilever, more on that later on down the page...

A view of the mast signal.
The gate behind the cantilever, which is also a Safetran gate mechanism.

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One of two DOT numbers.

The gate behind the cantilever holds a WCH mechanical bell.

More Safetran proof.

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Another view of the WCH bell.
The lights on the cantilever are WCH 12"x24" incandescent lights, on a Lincolin Industries cantilever.

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Track views. There used to be 3 tracks here at one point in time... More on that later.
This sign shows you that this is a one-way street, although it didn't used to be like that. More later...

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Views, looking back at the crossing.
There used to be a signal here...

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This sign is a bit more more "stylish".
More views of the gated signal.

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Another view of the Safetran type 2.

 

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The signals activate!

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While you look at the pictures, let me tell you a little bit of history on this crossing.

 

Those of you who have my "TV Signals" DVD should recognize this crossing right away. This crossing was featured on an episode of COPS, where an older lady got stuck between two tracks. There used to be 3 tracks here during that time.

 

This road used to be a 2-way crossing, with three sets of cantilevers with 8" lights, including 2 Griswold cantilevers with no mast crossbucks or mast lights. There was another gateless signal that used to be right next to the stop sign in picture 15, but was removed when the street became one-way. The other cantilever may have been a RACO 8" cantilever with front and rear lights on the cantilever mast.

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The train passes after more than 15 minutes of blocking the crossing. As expected, the bells only sound from activation to when the gates fully lower.

 

CLICK THE ICON TO THE LEFT TO HEAR THE CROSSING IN ACTION.
(RECORDED MARCH 21, 2009)