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Old & Mixed Railroad Crossing

August 15, 2019


hello ladies and gentlemen we continue
our tour today over here the CSX our downtown Miami spur so this is track
view west towards Hialeah there you see the mile post 39 and then here
we have the crossing this oh wow look WABCO wabco signal base and this one has the US&S back from the the seaboard days okay we have a safe train gate mechanism
WC hayes lights WRRS bracket man this is like the Frankenstein of crossings here and an E bell, nice here we have the emergency contact info premier products cantilever see what
kind of lights these are WC Hayes right WC Hayes lights with my favorite
visors cross buck and WC hayes lights up top as well this is the western side of the
crossing and I’m gonna see if I can cross this is a kind of a busy Avenue
here Northwest 17th Ave yeah ok so then on this side we have a premier products cantilever emergency contact info another WABCO signal base, I’ve never
seen one of these before safe tran gate mechanism WC hayes lights Oh look at that a Wabco Bracket, E bell and this crossing gate
doesn’t go all the way up because it’s gonna interfere with the power line so
then here we have the relay case and track view east towards downtown Miami, this is one of the loading docks here it’s kinda like a third-world country doesn’t
it? so yeah all righty guys give you another track view
here please subscribe or like thank you very much for viewing over and out

60 Comments

  • Reply Metra f40ph Railfanner May 19, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    1st

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains May 19, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    2

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains May 19, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    Southern Florida RailRaod Trainsit Athroady

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains May 19, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    Who band the DOT TAG

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains May 19, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    QZ or no-one caplanning

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains May 19, 2018 at 2:53 pm

    Lodding docs ? I thought it was fright depot

  • Reply Metro Rail In Los Angeles Production May 19, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    Good Excellent Video Keep Making History

  • Reply Ethan the Railfanner May 19, 2018 at 3:09 pm

    Another good find! Especially that WRRS Bracket! WABCO bases as well!

  • Reply Tyler Stainback May 19, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Nice video keep up the good work

  • Reply level crossing spotter May 19, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    What is the original video at 00:12
    And Donald Trump has something to say about your video: I LIKE THAT! THIS MAKES AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!

  • Reply The Floridian Signal Fan May 19, 2018 at 3:27 pm

    1960s Gate Masts along with 1980s Cantilevers

  • Reply Terminal Railfaner May 19, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    Cool

  • Reply Fast CSX May 19, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Cool video and crossings

  • Reply Mike P May 19, 2018 at 3:52 pm

    Good find! And I found myself saying, "Run Roly, run" again! And the in the Google maps link that you gave us, there must have been some gangsta stuff going on!

  • Reply Martha Gutierrez May 19, 2018 at 3:57 pm

    Great find. Missed your videos

  • Reply astrogater May 19, 2018 at 4:01 pm

    Thanks Roly! Enjoyed the tour! 🙂

  • Reply Colt Connor productions May 19, 2018 at 4:28 pm

    2 wabco bases a us&s base 2 PPI cantileavers a wabco junktion box you always find the rare stuff :(. Tho its fine because I found a PPI cantilever and raco cantileavers and more

  • Reply mile57.2 galtsub May 19, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    Nice mixture of old and newer wrapped up in one crossing.

  • Reply Carbon2983 Trains May 19, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    sfrta maintains a lot of the south florida csx crossings

  • Reply Oklahoma truck spotting May 19, 2018 at 5:33 pm

    Nice

  • Reply Roy Spellman May 19, 2018 at 5:34 pm

    Good video my friend. What I don't get is why they insist on electronic bells on all these crossings. They're fairly new so this had to be done not too long ago. If its used only sporadically, why bother with the expense, unless the old mechanical bell stopped working.

  • Reply Gagethedarkgamer 74 May 19, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    Nice video

  • Reply Bryant's Railfan Productions May 19, 2018 at 7:27 pm

    awesome

  • Reply Wojtopkp May 19, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    Extra video

  • Reply Kathy simon May 19, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    Very nice view of the mechanisms you come across in your travels. Thanks for sharing your view :-))

  • Reply 0_RR Crossing Guy May 19, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    Nice video Roly! I love the wabco equipment. Believe it or not in my area they put up wc Hayes lights with wrrs brackets sometime in 2007 or 08. I’m not sure why Union Pacific did that and not sure where they got brand new wrrs brackets unless wch was still producing them. I also wanted to show you a walpar cantilever in my area. I will go to google maps and find it and give you the link.

  • Reply Mel Perry May 19, 2018 at 10:09 pm

    they should immortalize that equipment, donate it to the GCRM,
    how far does it extend too?, and
    to where? what active customers
    are left?, back story?, fill in the gaps, 🙂

  • Reply Henry Lewis May 19, 2018 at 11:15 pm

    RailRol82 Good Evening Roly I See You Found Two Different Railroad Signal Manufacturers That's Rare Isn't It You Mention You We're At NW 17th Avenue At The CSX Crossing In Downtown Miami And It Looked Like Your In The Hood Again.I Couldn't Believe You Found These Two Different Signals Wow What A Excellent Find My Friend Have A Great Weekend.

  • Reply Gary Bowser May 20, 2018 at 12:20 am

    very nice video!!

  • Reply Tim Daugherty May 20, 2018 at 1:26 am

    Did you watch the royal wedding?

  • Reply Jared G451 May 20, 2018 at 1:30 am

    Excellent Find, the US&S/WRRS Components are a true rarity these days! Be careful out there, that ain't the best neighborhood my friend! 😀

  • Reply Atlantic Coast Line May 20, 2018 at 1:38 am

    Nothing special, crossings like this are quite common in north Florida. Especially where I used to live, there's a crossing with a Wabco gate mechanism in Lakeside.

  • Reply WoodsBeatle May 20, 2018 at 2:44 am

    When I took the Brightline train today (5-19), I noticed paved over rails at NW 1st Ave and NW 11 St. The tracks are hard to notice, but there are 2 remnants on the West side and 3 remnants on the East side of the mainline. You should check 'em out!

  • Reply Edler Moltimer May 20, 2018 at 3:22 am

    Old & Mixed Rail Road Crossing nice video RAILROL82

  • Reply Duane Hawk May 20, 2018 at 4:02 am

    Thank you Roly for railroad archeology in Miami. Was in Miami today for inaugural opening of Brighline Fort Lauderdale to Miami. Got on train in West Palm Beach and trains got in 10 minutes early both ways!

  • Reply Blake K5LLA K5LA May 20, 2018 at 6:09 am

    Very nice catch with all the rare signal equipment! You are not kidding when you call it the Frankenstein of crossing haha. Alot of history there for sure! I would've loved seeing that area back in the day! Awsome video Roly! I love this series!

  • Reply The Island May 20, 2018 at 8:45 am

    Awesome find here Roly! Neat stuff. So I found something interesting recently. A local crossing of mine, I saw it dismantled one night and some construction workers were doing stuff with it. Looked real cool! The next day I drive by and it’s back together and the whole signal base is now crooked, lol. So it’s basically standing at a slight angle now, basically on par with the angle of the gate on the other side of the street, lol. So I was wondering if the gate would be parallel to the ground or not when activated, cuz it sits at a higher angle now than before. Lucky enough I got stopped there today, and it did go parallel! They must have made the gate go down further than before! cuz it was more than 90 degrees LOL. I also noticed that they put the signal base back in sideways! The little arm things at the top that the gates rest into, are completely facing the wrong way now and they gate doesn’t go into them. LOL! It’s very strange and frankly I don’t know why any of it happened. Thought you might find that funny!

  • Reply HZCAR-Croatia/trains May 20, 2018 at 10:36 am

    Cool video!
    Best regards from Croatia 🙂
    Car

  • Reply LordPocky27 May 20, 2018 at 2:57 pm

    Cool seeing those mixed company equipment

  • Reply Lee Powers May 20, 2018 at 7:29 pm

    Is the yellow building a shoe warehouse? It doesn't look like they use this spur any more.

  • Reply Edler Moltimer May 21, 2018 at 12:08 am

    Anytime RAILROL82 does that crossing in used

  • Reply YooZherName May 21, 2018 at 6:08 am

    That’s quite the mix! Funny how both sides were that way, too. You never know what you’ll find and that helps make this fun! Thanks as always for sharing!

  • Reply Jovetj May 21, 2018 at 8:49 am

    That thing you call a bracket is properly called the crossarm. 😀

  • Reply Jovetj May 21, 2018 at 8:51 am

    That looks like a cable line, not a power line. Also looks like that relay house might have a camera in it 🙂

  • Reply Jovetj May 21, 2018 at 9:03 am

    You last several videos have featured a bunch of crossing signals with dual junction boxes. Especially old installations. That's funny to me.

  • Reply Edler Moltimer May 21, 2018 at 1:39 pm

    Ohhh ok ok would love to see it go in action RAILROL82

  • Reply TrainsHunter47 May 22, 2018 at 1:57 am

    Good video! the signals of the cruises are good, here to see that is like seeing gold haha

  • Reply Kieran Bricker May 22, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    https://youtu.be/N3ghteAJhNM

    Had an awesome day yesterday check it out!

  • Reply Edler Moltimer May 22, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    Ok ok RAILROL82

  • Reply Computist40 May 22, 2018 at 9:50 pm

    for Wabco equipment all i gotta say is oooooooooo ancient secret there. But great video as always! :]

  • Reply Freedomtower Studios May 23, 2018 at 1:31 am

    This crossing i filmed as a Wabco base too

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3eMHjhnBtg

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains May 23, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Im on amtrak

  • Reply Edler Moltimer May 24, 2018 at 2:17 am

    Yeah RAILROL82

  • Reply Silver is annoyed on what you said to him May 24, 2018 at 11:44 am

    WHEN I CAME TO THE LOCATION LINK THERE WERE POLICE OFFICERS😱

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains May 26, 2018 at 1:13 am

    Will BL shot down horns now.

  • Reply Matthew Perrine June 18, 2018 at 5:39 am

    Very nice video

  • Reply Dziad TV June 27, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    Thumbs up

  • Reply Balerio 2357 July 29, 2018 at 6:18 am

    Great stretch of rail, is this still in use? I loved how you called this "the Frankstein of crossings" because of the mix of equipment, that's awesome!
    Another excellent discovery Roly : )
    Greetings from Southern California ;
    – Larry

  • Reply Elliott Wolcott September 16, 2018 at 3:13 am

    Nice video.

  • Reply Dennis R. Belanger July 13, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    You're right my friend it does kind of look like a third-world country at the end of your video, from what videos I have seen from those countries. What was that yellow store in your video. It looked like a combination sports liquor store lol. You sure have nice signals………….lmao

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