Gate Mech slid down to the base!

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Re: Gate Mech slid down to the base!

Post by freebrickproductions » Mon Jul 04, 2022 2:22 am

threepea11 wrote:
Sun Jul 03, 2022 6:03 pm
https://youtu.be/q8DLvJ-TPeI
The Harbor sub is (was) filled with WRRS and RACO installs, with some of the bells being side mounted! About 1/3 of the line had extremely rare GRS Type D gate mechs, I believe only 2 are on active lines now, both in the greater LA area. I believe BNSF knows this line is a fan fave so they try not to replace much stuff, the most bizzare thing they have done on this line was replaced a RACO bell with a GS Type 3 and then replace that with a WCH Mech bell. In a span of 3 years. Most of the crossings on the line are quite original as well, most are 1960s ATSF installs with some 80s stuff sprinkled in there as well.
Don't believe those are GRS Type Ds, unless they're an extremely early variant. The GRS Type Ds I'm aware of look more like these. Either way, those GRS gate mechs are certainly a rare bird.
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Re: Gate Mech slid down to the base!

Post by threepea11 » Mon Jul 04, 2022 3:57 pm

Yea they are indeed
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Re: Gate Mech slid down to the base!

Post by freebrickproductions » Sat Jul 09, 2022 10:18 am

threepea11 wrote:
Mon Jul 04, 2022 3:57 pm
Yea they are indeed
Do you have any proof they are? Like a catalogue listing or something?
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Re: Gate Mech slid down to the base!

Post by threepea11 » Sat Jul 09, 2022 12:40 pm

Oh I meant that by yea they are was that yea they are rare and I forgot to mention that I don’t think they were “type d” anymore. Sorry
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