MP:  0141.65

 

Created May 20, 2020

 

Total Accidents:   0
Crossing DOT #:  846767C
TOTAL DAILY TRAINS:   4   (AS OF 2012)

 

Page created by: Ethan the Railfanner

 

This crossing is located on the Franklin Industrial Minerals Railroad (FIMX)

 

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Overviews of this classic gateless install.
The southern signal.

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It has a RACO base.
The emergency information.
The lights on this signal are RACO 8 inch incandescnts!

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The northern signal.
It has another RACO base.
The emergency information.

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An old DOT tag!
This signal has more RACO 8 inch incandescent lights!
The bell here is a Safetran mechanical bell!

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The relay case.
Track view facing west towards the end of the line.
Track view facing east towards Westel Road in Westel.

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A return trip on 11-5-20 by Elliot Hamerstone shows that one of the signals have been knocked down!
The remains of the northern signal has been knocked down.

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The RACO base.
The remaining RACO 8 inch incandescent lights.

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The Safetran mechanical bell.
The southern signal however, was still standing at the time.
Still remained as a RACO base.

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The lights were still RACO 8 inch incandescents.
Track views.

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Another return trip on 4-22-21 by Elliot Hamerstone shows that the crossing has been downgraded to crossbucks!
The new northern crossbuck is backwards, funny enough.
The remains of the southern signal base.

 

Pictures 1-20 were taken by Ethan the Railfanmner on 2-16-20.

Pictures 21-36 were taken by Elliot Hamerstone on 11-5-20.

Pictures 37-40 were taken by Elliot Hamerstone on 4-22-21.