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    Abandoned Railroad Crossing CSX FEC Connector Track?
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    Abandoned Railroad Crossing CSX FEC Connector Track?

    September 2, 2019

    Hello ladies and gentlemen, here is an abandoned railroad crossing. This is emergency contact it says SXH which is The CSX S line Homestead Extension Mile Post 66.5 so this track Might or might not have connected to to the FEC Oversea Railway which is just a few blocks East of here. See? There was a switch right there. The railroad. And just over there where those palm trees are is US 1 The FEC Oversea Railway ran parallel to US 1 Some people say this track connected Some people say it didn’t. I have a railroad atlas That says it did, but That’s not here nor there right now. So anyway this is looking West. And this used to be part of the former SAL line. That was built in the 1920’s. I’m going to take you on a tour down this line. Ok guys so there it is There’s the railroad. And we’re going to see 3 or 4 more crossings See there are the rails. We just came from 2nd Ave. There’s a cross buck, cross buck rails right there. Another cross buck. This here is SW 4th Ave. And again we see another crossing over here. So I can see these rails haven’t been used in a LONG time. 5th Ave coming up here. And that’s where it came from. That would be, there’s a wye there. Which I have a video on. I’ll include a link to. And This is facing West. Like I said, this is the old SAL line. Make a quick U turn over here. And now we’re facing East again. Alright ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for viewing. Please subscribe, like, or share. Take care. Over and out. Bye. Bye.

    Historic Abandoned Railroad Bridge with Tracks Removed on 1 Side
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    Historic Abandoned Railroad Bridge with Tracks Removed on 1 Side

    September 1, 2019

    Hey ladies and gentlemen, RailROL82 here. Your RR archaeologist uh as you guys know I have a huge hurricane coming
    my way I know I usually post Sundays and Wednesdays we don’t know which way the
    hurricane is headed yet it’s a 150 miles per hour of a wind I don’t know if on
    Wednesday I’ll have electricity in the house I don’t know I just don’t know the
    future but yeah you guys keep me in your thoughts and hopefully everything turns
    out okay enjoy this video and if I don’t post on Wednesday I’ll try to post
    Sunday but I really don’t know what’s gonna happen so I will post whenever I
    can post it and hopefully nothing happens in I’ll post really soon but you
    guys know how it is please subscribe if you have it and enjoy the video so I’m over here on Crescent Street then
    son this is an abandoned railroad bridge this right there he painted red but on
    the opposite type you can notice all of us on it I guess because it’s a one-way street
    like people wouldn’t typically notices sorry about the bag like this son oh
    this is a piano you can see the imprint of the law the vno logo right there in
    the center of the bridge Wow okay let’s go up top and see what we can find up
    there what funny does it look at that fascinating look at this I don’t want do that I got my bonnet
    play one false move and up a pancake on that roof you got attempt to walk on
    here you know damn so tempting but now I don’t want to
    lend up on that road one of these ties cracks oh yeah is that
    I just stick to a swimming over here safe do you if you guys no wonder when was
    the last time this is are in use I’m gonna go when I get home I’m gonna go to
    story girls are common see I know a date on the world is indicative of one when
    it was me but you got an idea and then this way
    there’s nothing left alrighty guys thank you for viewing
    please subscribe with the notification box you can alerts with my videos and
    take care yourself

    Amtrak Switching and Reversing at Railroad Crossing
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    Amtrak Switching and Reversing at Railroad Crossing

    August 29, 2019

    crossing activates Ok guys, you’re going to see Amtrak switching over here It’s going to switch automatically The conductor is not going to get down right thru there train horn That’s the switch right there He’s going to be heading into Tampa train horn just saw it ok, it went ahead and switched We got a red red yellow over here can’t see it train horn so it’s going to be running backwards into Tampa now train horn And there she goes into the sunset ladies and gentlemen maybe train horn okay now she goes into the sunset alright guys, please subscribe or like Thank you very much for viewing. I’ll include a Google Maps link to this location. Over and out

    Railroad Crossing Under Metrorail
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    Railroad Crossing Under Metrorail

    August 28, 2019

    hello ladies and gentlemen RailROL82
    here so we’re coming up on the Northwest 12th Avenue crossing and the CSX
    downtown spur Miami downtown spur see the pavement markings and the sign okay so this is Northwest 22nd Street
    I’m gonna include a Google Maps into this location and just a few feet away
    from me we have the crossing that right there is the Metro Rail it’s an
    above ground light rail system passenger train and then here we have what we came to see so here’s the emergency contact info CSX S line sorry S line
    extension downtown milepost 442 and that’s the crossing number we have an MI cantilever, those are WC hayes lights e bell WC Hayes gate mechanism I think that’s a WC hayes base as well I’ve never seen this before here that
    sticker and then the lights are yeah WC hayes, you see those visors were cut off
    well they were cut off because of the gate the gate would interfere with them today
    as I said this was uh a my modern industries and then you got the lights
    over there my favorite visors and this is the spur
    itself it’s facing east towards Miami, see some
    voodoo right there I’m gonna try to cross over here what you hear there is the metro rail this is facing west and this side we
    also have mi lights they look to be incandescent, MI cantilever safe tran signal base WC Hayes gate mechanism electrocution hazard emergency contact info the lights two tracks cross bucks see the
    E bell in the background and the Rico lights on the crossing gate Also MI lights, see the metrorail all righty guys so yeah give you a track view again here track view west there’s the switch thank you for viewing, please subscribe or like. take care over and out

    Lonely Railroad Crossing
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    Lonely Railroad Crossing

    August 27, 2019

    hello ladies and gentlemen so we
    continue our tour today along the CSX downtown Miami spur here is the next
    crossing this is an mi relay case dot number this is facing west towards
    Hialeah here we have the crossing equipment, so this is an original seaboard line facing west as I
    said and then here you have a safe tran signal base something so yeah I saw a
    safe tran signal base safe tran gate mechanism emergency contact info four safe tran lights all around, those are
    Rico gate lights E bell up top cross buck and then here we have the grade crossing
    you can see the what kind of good condition it’s in it’s wood it’s probably an original seaboard they
    have to put these metal plates right after the cars on don’t bottom out there
    something facing east and then here you have the
    other one you see that light took a pounding right there safe Tran signal base safe signal
    base safe Tran gate mechanism emergency contact info see if Tran
    lights oh this one has a safe train mechanical bell safe tran bracket and Rico lights on the crossing gate see somebody tore this one up over here that used to be here and let me give you one more shot of the track over here so they said this
    is track view east alrighty guys thank you for viewing please subscribe
    or like take care over and out

    Railroad Crossing CSX Industry Spur
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    Railroad Crossing CSX Industry Spur

    August 27, 2019

    Okay ladies and gentlemen, I’m going to show you guys a spur over here and railroad crossing it looks like its a very lightly used RR crossing it might be unused lets see when i get there based on what the rails look like ok so thats i95, this is the Fort Lauderdale Tri Rail station and then here you see the spur and then here you see the switch the stop dismount sign this is facing South and then yeah these rails look really polished at least this one definitely sees activity yeah that sees activity the other one, I don’t think it sees much activity you could see it has a lot of growth on it yeah I don’t want to go, that’s trespassing so stay right here and then I see this one I don’t know if that was a train that that leaked motor oil something very thick thick chemical but this one here that goes all the way over there and then this might be a very lightly used line notice there’s no cross bucks on that side just this one alright you guys Please subscribe or like, thank you very much for viewing. Over and out!

    Abandoned Railroad Reclaimed by Nature
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    Abandoned Railroad Reclaimed by Nature

    August 27, 2019

    Hello ladies and gentlemen, RailROL82 here. We’ve got another abandoned railroad crossing as you can
    see I still got some more of these from the last time on me okay so I’m going to include a google
    maps link to my location down in the description This is where the spur went into this is the last trace of it then that
    this goes from here this is facing East now facing
    East No cross bucks, nothing I think that rail now I am facing west
    and that’s where I began filming originally over there see how the sidewalk was built to accommodate the the railroad this would have been either
    I don’t know if CSX was the last one to use it or seaboard incredible huh? so yeah guys I’m gonna include a Google
    map link and then I’m going to walk over here so you guys know what where the
    last rail goes or the last visible rail anyways so this side too, they built the
    sidewalk to accommodate the railroad and zoom in here yeah one little clue though that might help us date this back, as you know as we are railroad archaeologist I noticed that this this
    light post was installed October 1977 so if this industrial park was established
    around 1977 it’s safe to say that this spur was probably put in around that
    time all right guys. Please subscribe or like
    thank you very much for viewing over and out.

    3 Unused Railroad Crossing Drive Along Tour
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    3 Unused Railroad Crossing Drive Along Tour

    August 26, 2019

    Okay guys so I’m on Kings Highway and
    I’m going to give you a tour of the end of the CSX S line. This, here we’re coming up on the crossing. This is going to be Northwest 10th Ave and these are the tracks right here. This is an old SAL, old Seaboard
    line it is now CSX but CSX hasn’t ran a train
    through here for years and nor do they have any plans to send another one, so
    right now I’m headed southbound on 10th Avenue you can see in some parts
    it’s there’s litter all over it that dead chickens, branches we’re coming up on a milepost here
    that’s a milepost 66 it says, I think it says end Homestead block I couldn’t tell with all the graffiti behind it. Relay case This is another crossing I believe this is Campbell Dr so in there the track curves and then
    there’s the old abandoned SAL station. It goes between those shrubs
    there. You’re going to be able to see it you got to see there’s a spur coming up
    there to the left is abandoned Train station built in the 1920s and
    that’s where all the tourists used to disembark and then here is abandoned
    spur, let me show you the train station and there’s the spur I actually have a video on this crossing
    that I did a walkthrough this is where the spur this ends and then right
    there there’s a wye you can see the switch in the distance
    I’m going to make a left here as soon as this guy passes. You can see the
    switch next to the crossing there and floor it okay I’m going to include a link for the video
    that’s at the end of the track so you can see what it looks like the last
    crossing it’s actually the last crossing in the United States and the end of the
    CSX s line so please subscribe or like thank you for viewing guys over and out

    Abandoned Railroad Tour Miami Florida
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    Abandoned Railroad Tour Miami Florida

    August 26, 2019

    good morning ladies and gentlemen I’m
    over here at North West 75th Street Commerce Park in Miami Florida
    and I’m gonna show you guys on a former FEC industrial spur give me one second
    let these cars pass so this year is facing a southeast and that’s where it
    came through that opening there you can see, this were visible
    remnants are he’s kind of in the way right so it went
    into there. See, let me show you here yeah that’s private property so I’m not going in there
    right now I’m gonna show you where it lead to. you join me in a car ride buckle up for safety okay so yeah we said that’s facing
    southeast and that’s facing north west right. Aw man, all these freeking cars They don’t let anyone film in peace anymore
    what’s this world coming to okay so then there you have the track just
    goes into there and then so right now I’m headed south on Northwest
    75th Avenue right it came through there under, well
    this overpass was built recently but it that little grass grassy bridge
    right there, that used to be a railroad the spur that went over there were first
    showed you and then this here is North West 25th Street this is one of the main
    arteries in Miami. Actually in Doral, so I’m waiting for
    this light to turn green Ok green light now we’re gonna be heading east on
    North West 25th Street so there is that bridge I showed you and then it came
    into here you can see some of the ballast so then it curved over there
    behind those pine trees then curved eastward and it headed towards the main,
    UPS right there we’re coming up on North West 72nd Avenue you can see the sign North West 72nd Avenue probably too much backlight okay now we’re
    gonna be making a right on North West 72nd Avenue okay
    right on northwest of 72nd Avenue and then this is what that curve that I
    showed you so it came in through here I actually yeah I made a video here, a month
    or two ago so you can see the ballast and then here I’m gonna show you the
    tracks on that side so this is Northwest 22nd Street and I’m
    gonna make a u-turn and this is still, there’s still part of
    the track here well I think this part might be unused but nonetheless you can still see the rails see, right over there all right you guys please subscribe or
    like thank you very much for viewing over and out

    Abandoned Railroad in City turning into Forest
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    Abandoned Railroad in City turning into Forest

    August 26, 2019

    you hello ladies & gentlemen, RailROL82 here. Your RR archaeologist so it’s got time again I like to come back to
    this location once a year in follow-up videos we’re gonna see this isn’t an
    original abandoned seaport airlines burn we’re gonna see how its feared in the
    last year and so right now this is Northwest both
    I’ve anymore above Northwest 12th Avenue is the Metrorail
    that start above bub sorry elevated on rail service here ma’am commuter service
    and then this is where the spirit one is its I went into a produce market over
    there and as we can see here there are no coffees across bug some signals
    everything has been removed and yeah I’m gonna include the video that I took here
    last year the line was obviously a lot more visible and it is now a lot of our
    growth I’ve located in this line and they shut it off back there I think with
    the fence but uh let’s see what we got okay yeah it is getting really covered up
    previously I was able I think you were able to see the rails and I think one of
    the rails was like an original 19 20 20 something real I’ll refer to my video
    but yeah Mother Nature is definitely reclaiming this this is the sad part about being a
    railroad archaeologist the umbrella for thank you join me as well they they date what are you date okay I
    think I got something over here actually don’t fall smart here you go the railroad archaeologist
    1924 one nine two four says uh oh hi oh right there
    maybe it’s oh hi old steel so they guys let me look for the date on
    the nails sorry another girl spikes that one is a
    bit much Sharon biggest star going to here by the way this isn’t the best
    neighborhood in Miami sorry but land and there they were completely removed
    completely so yeah I’m gonna take a while Jesse and
    assume that when I come back next year see here you can barely already tells a
    rail so next year I’m probably gonna have to bring like a bulldozer don’t
    film this I do my update video on this julia side side guys
    I mean if I was the city I tell I offered to come a penis of myself just
    to preserve this nice stretch of original rail over here so the original seaboard tides – they
    were never replaced with all concrete would entice say a couple of prayers in the name of
    this fine served us spork over here oh he just kind of
    lizard damn what a savage get here buddy this began as a an abandoned railroad
    video and it turned into an Discovery Channel National Geographic video okay
    see if I can make my way over here and show you guys we’re winning oh it was actually teased yes we got the material coming up above
    us over there so I’m going to wait till I have a perfect yes you can see right here there’s one
    rail right over there and then we got these settings so there was two rails
    tooling in here at one point this is facing East right now
    that card is heading north facing south and that way is west
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