Make up a Dream Railroad Crossing(s)

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Doge_Illinois
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Re: Make up a Dream Railroad Crossing(s)

Post by Doge_Illinois » Mon May 23, 2022 7:04 pm

Crossings #29 & #30 - Bergensville Road and Arlington Avenue, Darrenville, IL.

Crossing Owners - Amtrak
Dot Numbers - 917598C & 917602D

These crossings are soon to get new signals, there is conduit and a new relay case nearby.

Bergensville Road Signals:
-Safetran Bases
-2 pairs of Safetran 12x24" Lights each (Incandescent)
A GS Type 3 is on the relay case for this crossing.

Arlington Avenue Signals:
-Safetran Bases
-2 Pairs of Safetran 12x20" Lights (GE Uniform Look LEDs)
There is a WCH Mechanical bell on the relay case!

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Crossing Update #5 - Terryson Street, Laramie, IL
Owned by NS.

On April 25, 2022, the cantilever with the WRRS Bell was destroyed in a train accident, thus it was replaced completely.
Then by May 10, 2022, the other WCH Cantilever got a LED Upgrade and the WCH bell and gate mast were replaced. The new info is below.

Signal #1, now updated:
Cantilever - Older Style WCH
Gate Mast - Siemens Base
Gate Mechanism - Siemens Imprinted
Gate Lights - RECO LED 4"
Lights - 4 Pairs of Safetran 12x20" (GE Uniform Look LEDs)
Bell - General Signals Type 3

Signal #2, now replaced
Cantilever - Siemens
Gate Mast - Siemens Base
Gate Mechanism - Siemens Imprinted
Gate Lights - RECO LED 4"
Lights - 4 Pairs of Safetran 12x20" (GE Uniform Look LEDs)
Bell - General Signals Type 3

The Perry Street signal and the Pedestrian signals are the same.
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Re: Make up a Dream Railroad Crossing(s)

Post by jff1999 » Tue May 31, 2022 9:05 pm

A nature trail crosses a UP track and the only device protecting this crossing is an NEG E-Bell
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Re: Make up a Dream Railroad Crossing(s)

Post by Janntastic » Mon Jul 04, 2022 12:06 pm

It would be adding on rare parts to my existing crossing.
Signal #1
Base: Safetran.
Lights: Safetran.
Light size: 8-inch.
Light type: Incandescent.
Gate mechanism: WABCO triangular.
Bell: Safetran Hybrid bell.
Gate lights: Any.
Bell sequence: Full.
My :ROFL: copter goes soi soi soi soi soi soi soi soi soi

Owner of a crossing signal with Safetran 8 inch lights, a Safetran base, and a WCH mechanical bell (1st generation).
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Re: Make up a Dream Railroad Crossing(s)

Post by Doge_Illinois » Mon Jul 18, 2022 8:31 pm

Crossing #31:
Williamsburg Avenue #1, Keeves, CA
Owner: NS

Signal #1:
-WRRS Base
-1 Pair of WRRS 8" Lights, 1 Pair of WCH 8" Lights
-US&S Teardrop Bell (1st gen)!

Signal #2:
-WRRS Base
-2 Pairs of WRRS 8" Lights

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Crossing #32:
Williamsburg Avenue #2, Keeves, CA (Abandoned)
Former Owner(s): Conrail/CSX
This line was closed in 1999 after Conrail went defunct, originally the line was going to be ran by CSX afterwards, but after they got the line owned, they did nothing to it, and they sold the line in 2005.

Signal #1 (downgraded):
-WCH Base

Signal #2 (downgraded also):
-WCH Base

The relay case has a mount for a bell on there, but there is no longer a bell on there.
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Crossing Update #6:
Route 180 (Logansport Road), Simeon, IL.
Owners: UP & NS

The two NS signals have gotten an LED Upgrade, with the gated NS signal receiving a new gate mechanism.

Updated NS Signal info:
Signal #3:
-Safetran Base
-2 pairs of Safetran 12x20" Lights (GE Uniform Look LEDs)

Signal #4:
-Safetran Base
-2 pairs of Safetran 12x20" Lights (GE Uniform Look LEDs)
-GS Type 3 Electronic Bell
-Siemens Imprinted Gate Mechanism
-RECO LED Gate Lights

The UP side has no changes.
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Re: Make up a Dream Railroad Crossing(s)

Post by Doge_Illinois » Sat Sep 24, 2022 8:14 pm

Crossing Update:
Wolcott Street, Pine Tree, IL.

Sadly, CSX has since turned the line into a trail, thus removing the former signals.
This was the info from before, the signals however were seen in a yard over in Delene, IL.
Signal #1:
Base: WRRS
Gate Mechanism: WRRS
Gate Lights: WRRS Lantern!
Lights: 2 pairs of WRRS 8" Lights (Cast Iron!)
Bell: WRRS 1203 Mechanical Bell!
Bell Sequence: Full Activation
Crossbuck: Cats-eyed!

Signal #2:
Base: WRRS
Gate Mechanism: WRRS
Gate Lights: WRRS Lantern!
Lights: 2 pairs of WRRS 8" Lights (Cast Iron!)
Crossbuck: Cats-eyed!

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Crossing:
13th Street, Delene, IL.
Owner: NS
Crossing Dot #: 923467F

Signal #1:
-WRRS Base
-WRRS Gate Mechanism
-Safetran 12x20" Lights (2 Pairs, Incandescent)
-GS Type 3
-NEG LED Gate Lights

Signal #2:
-WRRS Base
-Siemens Imprinted Gate Mechanism
-Safetran 12x20" Lights (2 Pairs, Incandescent)
-Safetran Mechanical Bell (2nd Gen)
-NEG LED Gate Lights

Signal #3 (for visibility reasons, there is a third signal):
-WRRS Base
-1 pair of WRRS 8" Lights
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