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Pre Historic Railroad Crossing

August 28, 2019


Hello ladies and gentlemen look at this
this is the Mona Lisa of railroad crossings this is buried treasure over
here, I’m on Savannah road in Fort Pierce Florida and I came across this, this is
the FEC line. This cantilever, let’s see who made it. I would imagine it’s
Michelangelo let’s see. This is actually a of Federal Western Cullen division so
it’s a WC Hayes cantilever the lights are also WC Hayes The lights up top over there. Which are also also WC Hayes
you got two look and front two looking back and then you got the crossing gate
separate the signal base over here is mi modern industries the gate mechanism backlight is terrible here WC Hayes mechanical bell up top let me get the other crossing, this spur
here, That’s the mainline I’m going to go film that one right now but
this is a spur that goes into the at Tropicana they come back with some
Tropicana as a CSX does so this would be the western side of the
crossing and this one is also, backlight is also terrible, yeah it’s a Western
Cullen division of Federal Cantilever with WC Hayes lights as well. 2 looking front, 2 looking back We got the one I filmed previously over there. The eastern side of the crossing. these are WC Hayes lights over here too and gate mechanism on the crossing as its
separate just like the one over there is MI modern industries and we got the same
gate mechanism as over there and the emergency contact info is also on this
side and this will be track view this would be South West that curve and
that curve is northeast and eventually North towards Jacksonville all
right you guys let me give you one more shot here Of Mona Lisa please
subscriber or like thank you very much over and out

27 Comments

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains August 10, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    I thought mi meens made in Michigan

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains August 10, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    looks like a triangle signal to me

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains August 10, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    I hope TRYRAIL or brightline or amtrak don't com on the FEC.

  • Reply Jared G451 August 10, 2017 at 2:22 pm

    Isn't this the line that goes to Okeechobee? I do believe its owned or operated by the US Sugar Corp.

  • Reply IBStevieB August 10, 2017 at 3:02 pm

    Dude, You love your cantilevers!

  • Reply Martha Gutierrez August 10, 2017 at 3:05 pm

    Talk about Throwback Thursday!

  • Reply Rob's Adventures August 10, 2017 at 4:15 pm

    old style cantilever, mechanical bell= nothing else comes close! I might have to capture pics of these

  • Reply astrogater August 10, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    Great find! Thanks for sharing this old gold.

  • Reply Erik Max Q Mcc August 10, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    I just love these old signals, L&N and Seaboard had a lot these Rol great catch thanks for the memories😀

  • Reply Muriel Fan August 11, 2017 at 12:54 am

    Truly a gem! ✨

  • Reply Swedish Level Crossing Channel August 11, 2017 at 8:56 am

    Great video! It has some quite rare GRS Gate mechanisms.😄👍

  • Reply Nery Vazquez August 12, 2017 at 11:57 am

    i saw this one

  • Reply Mike P August 16, 2017 at 11:27 am

    Sorry I'm late to the party, but another good find! The ground level view on Google earth shows the rail laying beside the track too, wonder if it's going to be replaced or if it already has been. And the logo on the backs of the gate boxes is GRS, General railway Signal. They don't exist as such anymore, got bought out in the 90's. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Railway_Signal
    Keep up the good work!

  • Reply Contrajoe August 17, 2017 at 12:06 am

    What a fascinating piece of history! And massive points for including a g-maps link! 🙂 The street view has a much more modern crossing just down the road, making for great comparison

  • Reply Chuttlely August 26, 2017 at 12:47 am

    I love those old over head cantilevers

  • Reply Ethan the Railfanner August 26, 2017 at 1:23 am

    I wonder if it's still in use? The crossing is still active?

  • Reply TrainFan2007 November 2, 2017 at 12:08 am

    thats a GRS Gate moters

  • Reply Josh's Train Videos November 7, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    Nice classic Federal Signals cantilevers! Also, Federal Signals is who designed that cantilever, and they are actually a predecessor to the WC Hayes we know today.

  • Reply Phil Pique December 13, 2017 at 7:11 am

    Rolly, I am always glad to watch your adventures. Keep having fun!

  • Reply Rebel9668 January 7, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Don't look like antiques to me, but then up here in Southern Indiana those things would be considered as new, lol. Some of the lines here still have working semaphore signals that the Monon installed in 1910.

  • Reply The Floridian Signal Fan February 2, 2018 at 9:52 am

    Hmm GRS gate mechs Nice

  • Reply siwik robert February 10, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    I love this

  • Reply TheSegacampGamer and Werecamp March 25, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    you think for a Future Video you can show a Train coming down this Line and passing this Crossing? I would like to see 1!

  • Reply TheRobdock March 26, 2018 at 2:55 am

    Wow never saw a crossing over head light shaped like that

  • Reply Mel Perry August 25, 2018 at 2:01 am

    gate mechanisms are GRS, they were big into signaling equipment
    in the steam era0

  • Reply Lesa Shiminski December 7, 2018 at 12:21 am

    Hi there like your crossing videos I'm obsessed with them when driving they're the only red lights I want to see . Do you ever film them activated and a train passing? A Female rail fan have a great railroad day

  • Reply Erik Max Q Mcc February 26, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    hey R I talked to signal maintainer, they not like working on them, because of no hand rail, Thank E

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