MP:  A224.670

 

Created August 25, 2020

 

Total Accidents:   2
Crossing DOT #:  731665N
TOTAL DAILY TRAINS:   18   (AS OF 2020)

 

Page created by: Ethan the Railfanner

 

This crossing is located on the NS Knoxville West End District.

 

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Overviews of this crossing.
The southern signal.

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It has a Safetran base.
A Safetran gate mechanism.
The lights on this signal are Hawker-Safetran 12x24 incandescents.

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The emergency information.
The gatelights are from RECO.
The northern signal.

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It has another Safetran base.
Another Safetran gate mechanism.
This signal has more Hawker-Safetran 12x24 incandescent lights.

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The emergency information.
The bell on this signal is a Safetran mechanical bell!
More RECO gatelights over here.

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The relay bungalow.
Track view facing east towards Pine Hill Road in McDonald.
Track view facing west towards Hickory Valley Road #1 in Chattanooga.

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A return trip on 5-16-21 shows that this crossing has been upgraded!
The new cantilever signal.

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It has a Siemens cantilever.
The emergency information.
The mast lights are Safetran 12x20s with GE Fading LEDs!

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The overhad lights are more Safetran 12x20s with GE Fading LEDs!
The bell on this signal is a General Signals E-Bell.
A Siemens base.

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A Siemens gate mechanism.
Newer RECO LED(?) gatelights on this signal stand here.
The new mast signal.

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It has another Siemens base.
Another Siemens gate mechanism.
More Sasfetran 12x20 lights with GE Fading LEDs also over here!

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The emergency information.
More newer RECO LED(?) gatelights also stand over here.
Track view facing east towards Pine Hill Road in McDonald.
Track view facing west towards Hickory Valley Road #1 in Chattanooga.

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The new relay bungalow.
A new traffic light intersection has also been installed near the crossing.

 

I also find it rather interesting and that the new bell is actually on the new southern signal compared to the old bell on the old northern signal.

 

Pictures 1-23 were taken on 5-4-20.

Pictures 24-51 wre taken on 5-16-21.