Abandoned Railroad Crossing & Spur
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Abandoned Railroad Crossing & Spur

August 9, 2019


Hey guys, this is an abandoned railroad spur, abandoned CSX railroad spur. It used to be a former SCL in Miami, Florida. NW 10th Ave. and 22nd ST. Off to our left there, we’re going to see the stop dismount sign. And I’m going to continue to walk on the spur to show you guys where it led I don’t recall ever seeing a train here, if you guys seen a train coming thru here or rail cars or anything please comment below the last time you saw activity on this track I’d love to know. If it was a long time ago, if it was sometime recent, please comment. I’m going to continue walking here. You can see some cross ties, some wooden cross ties from the SCL days. The warehouse to my right is still operational. But yeah, these rails are pretty old. I’m looking for a date on them, but I don’t see one. And Right now I’m walking North, Sorry South… Southwest! And I’m coming up on NW 21st ST. there. This crossing had no lights, bells, or gates. It was just the wood and the cross bucks. If you guys log on to Historicaerials.com you can see where this spur originally led into. An option where you can see aerial views from different decades in the past. So here you go guys. Here is the last of the rails. as you can see they paved over where the rails met the the street. And I don’t see any cross bucks or any crossing gates or anything of the sort. They just made that loading dock there; the concrete looks fresh. So I’m guessing this didn’t go out of service for sometime in the not that long ago. in the distant past. So yeah, this would be looking back North of where we came walking through. Alright guys, please subscribe, like, or share. And thank you for viewing. Take care, over and out.

18 Comments

  • Reply Travis Buhl June 2, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    RailROL82, we think its pretty cool that you have a focus on trains. A lot of times people are so spread out but its nice that you have a speciality! Awesome video! My crew and I were happy to subscribe. Swing by our channel and subscribe to our weekly videos whenever you get a chance! Looking forward to more content!

  • Reply Bob S. June 2, 2017 at 1:40 pm

    was this near the end of the s line in miami? Thank you for this continued series, it is a story that isn't told often.

  • Reply Daniel Ramsey June 2, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    I would have thought by now the rails would be pulled out and recycled.

  • Reply Tri-Rail TrainFanatic June 3, 2017 at 12:46 am

    wow

  • Reply tommy4trains June 3, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    Great find. It seems this spur used to continue across NW 12th Street (State Road 933) and under the Metrorail into the nearby Florida Mushroom distribution center.

  • Reply Daniel Morales June 4, 2017 at 2:13 am

    I believe those tracks ended at a warehouse across NW 12 Ave? If that's correct, that was a big produce distribution center. The last time I would've seen a train on those tracks was mid – late 90s. Not sure if there was any activity beyond 2000. As I kid I remember seeing no more than 2 or 3 boxcars in there at most.

    Again this is assuming I'm talking about the right track too. It used to cross 12 Ave just north of metrorails Santa Clara station.

  • Reply Rob's Adventures June 5, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    I was wondering who was that weird guy traversing these csx relics…lol jk. I pass by this place on a daily basis, good to see them getting some attention.

    The tracks that aren't covered over are still somewhat in use. Certain times of night, a CSX loco will pass through the area with a boxcar or two, doing some sort of freight move I saw it early one morning on my way to work. However those are extremely rare.

    Good job subscribed

  • Reply MA Productions June 6, 2017 at 8:46 pm

    This is extremely interesting. Greetings from England! You do not often see abandoned railways around my area, as many of them were ripped up as soon as they closed. I subscribed!

  • Reply Mike P June 8, 2017 at 10:40 am

    Good stuff, I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one that's fascinated by spurs and such. Google Earth is our friend, it looks like that this spur ran over to a warehouse that is just west of NW 12th Avenue and on the picture from 2005 it looks like a boxcar is sitting on the tracks. Going back in time even farther shows more of them. Keep up the good work!

  • Reply Erik Max Q Mcc June 9, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    thanks this was amazing๐Ÿ˜€

  • Reply OSCALETRAINCOLLECTOR June 13, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    most Spurs industrial Spurs are privately owned by the businesses and are on private land and are not owned by the railroad for anyone other than the property owner that pulls them up that would be theft

  • Reply Anschluss Mapping June 16, 2017 at 4:18 pm

    This is very interesting but did anyone else see the mouse run away from RailROL82 walking? ;-;

  • Reply Thomas Nativo July 18, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    Northern Branch line is the worst line in Bergen county in NJ and it's owned by CSX but the tracks are in bad shape and so are the crossings the lights are bended over to the side but Englewood NJ has gates and there's a Train station in parts Englewood Teafly And Demerest these trains run oil . the speed limit that CSX train goes is 10mph because they tend to rock back in forth so they travel slow they do a lot of Engine movement more of smaller movements because it more like a Penn rail line and it is Abandoned nothing you can see any more goodbye CSX

  • Reply sardu55 September 25, 2017 at 4:46 am

    Forgot to ask, in case I missed it, have you done anything on the old FEC railroad which ran out to Key West on the old Right of Way? Always been fascinated by that entire project. Too bad it's not open anymore. The federal government, during WWII had worked on serious plans to rebuild the rail route and expand the road route to Key West for national defense purposes. The train part was the one advanced since the cost was way to much for the state of Florida to handle (their share, about 6%) but the feds could access a pool of money for railroad improvements that had not been used very much during the war.

  • Reply MICHAEL THORNTON December 1, 2017 at 11:45 am

    I work in this area, the last time there was activity on this was around 2007

  • Reply Philip Nick February 8, 2018 at 1:36 am

    Thank you

  • Reply amj20 July 23, 2018 at 10:50 pm

    I love how they just let it sit there to rot away

  • Reply Matthew Perrine August 4, 2019 at 6:28 am

    Very nice video my man

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