What Does This Railroad Crossing Look Like 64 Years After ?
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What Does This Railroad Crossing Look Like 64 Years After ?

August 20, 2019


hello ladies and gentlemen, RailROL82 here your railroad archaeologist, so today’s time machine is gonna take us back to the year 1955 specifically Fort Lauderdale Florida
1955 we’re gonna visit a seaboard crossing that was originally built in
1926 and when this picture was taken it was 29 years after it was built so we’re
gonna see some coconut trees we’re gonna see some the forest outhouses we’re
gonna see traffic jam old cars this picture is gonna be very very nice I
like it in fact I wish we could return to those times and then after the
picture I’m gonna show you what it looks like nowadays I went to the location and
took a video and you’re gonna compare the picture to the video one after the
other and you’re gonna let me know what you think in the comments guys I
personally like 1955 butter but yeah keep an eye on the original seaboard
crossing with a placard ugh no stop on red signals the coconut trees yeah um if
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this is what it looks like nowadays so you remember that lovely little road
crossing that was there with the house on the other side looking east ok so
right now that overpass here is an extension of Broward Boulevard going
east on to i-95 notice that on the other side of the bushes there is 595 sorry
i-95 there are the tracks right there and then that overpass right there is Broward
Boulevard take a little bit closer so here we are this is where the crossing
used to be that’s probable of art that’s facing east I’m gonna go up on top now
and show you guys what it looks like from above okay ladies and gentlemen
here you have it I’m gonna include the Google Maps inks
in this location so you guys can follow along with me
sorry I’m a bit winded I just finished climbing that right there it’s tougher
than it looks okay so at this very spot is where those
two little possible and the lights the original seat boy don’t cross it that’s a try real station you can see
the sign right there by the light post says 5 94 95 south so yeah big big difference call me crazy but uh I’d
rather have it as it was before but you guys please check out one of my
other videos please subscribe if you haven’t that notification Bell thank you
for viewing take care sayonara

100 Comments

  • Reply Street Stories July 28, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    I like the old version better too. I wonder if there are any artifacts from those buildings back in the trees? Maybe even some old railroadiana back there too?
    Always look forward to your videos! Thank you for the tour!

  • Reply Railfan 51 July 28, 2019 at 6:48 pm

    I think it's awesome like everything else you've uploaded

  • Reply Mel Perry July 28, 2019 at 7:07 pm

    WOW, same planet? another retrospect, take someone from 64 years ago and bring
    them to today 🙂

  • Reply John Van Teeckelenburgh July 28, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    Great vid as always. What a great old picture of a time long ago. Its amazing how the road system can change as time progresses. Keep up the good work my friend!

  • Reply Shawn Powell July 28, 2019 at 7:38 pm

    Wow, what a difference like night and day. If I could go back to the 1950's I would, and then I'd stay there. A simple time, a better time. Thanks for such a great video!

  • Reply walter langston July 28, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    there is a old crossing down the street from my house its fun to watch the train making switching moves and brock traffic I bet that's how it was there before the over pass was build

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains July 28, 2019 at 7:55 pm

    Did thay take this away over QZ

  • Reply Mark Robinson July 28, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    The older picture told the story of how it really was compared to now. I prefer the older setting

  • Reply Genesee County Railfanning Productions July 28, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    To Answer To Your Question. Its Sadly

    Gone

  • Reply dave Perry July 28, 2019 at 8:16 pm

    No character today. It looked like a suburb back in the 50’’s. Today. It s all hi way yuck!

  • Reply Jeffrey Baker July 28, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    Around my area most railroads that have long been abandoned are now converted to bike paths

  • Reply Freedomtower Studios July 28, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    Awesine Video my dude!

    They probably did the overpass to ease congestion for I-95. Can you picture what this area would look like if this was still a level crossing?

  • Reply Harvey Railfan July 28, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    I really like the old version. I wish they just widened the road and kept the crossing. Really sad

  • Reply Jonathan July 28, 2019 at 9:27 pm

    On historic aerials, you can see the changes by year. They started building 95 in 69. They tour down buildings etc. But the tracks are still in there original spot.

  • Reply Andre Martens July 28, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    You should go to Washington DC

  • Reply Musicman The FAM July 28, 2019 at 9:56 pm

    Is this even the same road? lol🤣Wow, what a difference! Nothing looks the same, not even the surroundings. One good thing about this is that they really build more lanes for the traffic. When did they extend the road?

  • Reply georgette debuhr July 28, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    Wow. I was born in 1955. My goodness what a shock from them to now

  • Reply Jose Moreno July 28, 2019 at 10:41 pm

    That's so cool you should do more historic train crossings and sites. Btw You make amazing videos 👍

  • Reply Glen Quigley July 28, 2019 at 11:23 pm

    The Amtrak portion of the station was there then, as well as part of the freight house to the south

  • Reply Quick Cars July 28, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    I like to old version better too

  • Reply TheRobdock July 29, 2019 at 12:38 am

    Wow that’s amazing how everything’s changed over the years!! I like the older version myself definitely! You are truly the “railroad archeologist”! Awesome video on then and now!! Hope all is well RoL RoL!!

  • Reply Matt Albrecht July 29, 2019 at 2:50 am

    the real video starts at 1:53. you're welcome!

  • Reply Audra Saltzman July 29, 2019 at 3:23 am

    Let's invent a time machine!

  • Reply PalmettoSubRailfan July 29, 2019 at 4:41 am

    Oh wow, that is a drastic difference! I would rather have it as it was before as well, but it’s good that the tracks are still in use! Also, please make more videos like this, they are awesome! Great job!

  • Reply Mike 1958 July 29, 2019 at 11:17 am

    I like the old one better as well. I just could do without the attitudes that people had in those days. I get not everyone was like that you know like how if you were a certain ethnicity you had to stand or move to the back of the bus or there was a communist on every other street corner. Now a days whenever I asked what race am I I reply simply human or course and if you need specifics I'm O positive which is odd because my daughter is Rh negative. I call her my little alien baby even though she's 18 years old. That's all I want to say about that. I do want to say you do an awesome at this. I really think this is great the way you show the progression of your community. Are there any old roundhouses in the area? That would be a cool subject to cover. Those types of construction are rare birds in my geographic location. Back when this photograph you were using in my home town there were three roundhouses. One belonged to the L&N, the next one belonged to the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis , and the last one belong to the Tennessee Central out of all these only the L&N is still standing today. It is currently owned by CSX Transportation. In fact I have an idea for a video I might do. I let you know if I do it and when it'll be out on YouTube of course. Until next time! I enjoyed this!

  • Reply trainfan1287 The Roblox Train Fan! July 29, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    Hey RailROL Go To My Funny Meme VIDEO XDD >>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CnTBF4_YOE

  • Reply RICH DISCOVERIES July 29, 2019 at 3:48 pm

    Wow, a little bit different nowadays isn't it LOL
    Thanks for sharing, I love stuff like this

  • Reply Kelly Williams July 29, 2019 at 4:02 pm

    Get in touch with me. My father retired from this RR. Thanks

  • Reply pennywise1281 July 29, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    The Old Railroads from 1955 through 2019

  • Reply DouglasP201 July 29, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    A lot has changed. The 1955 one looks better : )

  • Reply SS Standartenfuhrer July 29, 2019 at 6:31 pm

    Well of course the U.S. population has exploded over the past 60 years there will be 500million people within another 30 years !!stop breeding stop immigrants or you will have a real shite country like India !

  • Reply Gagethedarkgamer 74 July 29, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Nice video RailROL82! That's really cool! Keep them coming

  • Reply greg turner July 29, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    That was crappier than a dry banana sandwich..

  • Reply William Magaw Jr July 29, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    Yeah, I-95 sure altered the landscapes from Maine to Florida. I live just within a mile west of Exit 1 in Pennsylvania just a mile north of the Delaware state line. The section that was built in my neck-of-the-woods opened up in 1966, the year I was born.

  • Reply HZCAR-Croatia/trains July 29, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Excellent video!
    All the best from Croatia 🙂

  • Reply Terence Hayes July 29, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    Great video

  • Reply Marty Jeruzal July 29, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    🇺🇸 Somethings progress sucks. In this case pave paradise and put up a highway.

  • Reply Mike R July 29, 2019 at 10:29 pm

    The way it looked when I was a kid! I can remember cattle grazing on the Northwest corner of Commercial and US 1 and 441 was the boondocks and west Broward was everglades!

  • Reply Marcie Litt July 30, 2019 at 2:26 pm

    Thank you for this historic photo, you do great work. looking forward to the next photo.

  • Reply Angel Benjamin Castillo July 30, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    I live in Round Rock, Texas. There are 2 abandoned and removed railroads in my area. And there history has been forgotten. Its really sad.

    The first one is the Bartlett Western Railway it was from 1909-1935 when the railroad shutdown. Im not sure when the rails were removed or if they are still there. It was a local shortline about 25miles in length. It went from Bartlett to Florence. Bartlett is about 30min ftom Round Rock.

    The other one was the The Cameron Branchline. It was part of the MKT or Missouri Kansas Texas Railroad. This piece was about 50 miles in length. Going from East Austin to Georgetown before meeting up with Georgetown's main line. It was built in 1904 and removed slowly in the late 80s. This line went through Dessau, Pflugerville, & Round Rock, then Georgetown. The only thing that remains is the ROW but its been forgotten. UP bought MKT and merged it with MPR (Missouri Pacific Railroad) then everything merged with UP by 1997. At this time too SP merged with UP. So technically UP could possibly bring it back since they technically owned it and make a heritage rail.

  • Reply Carl Ferrigno July 30, 2019 at 5:32 pm

    Where's the VOLUME ?
    I see your lips moving— but who knows what you're saying ?

  • Reply David Mihevc July 30, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    Wow, very cool. I love comparisons like this. What a dramatic change. Amazing what happens in 60 + years.

  • Reply Computist40 July 31, 2019 at 1:48 am

    That was awesome seeing the picture from the past, sure like seeing those old cars.. Say, I got a new train video coming August 1st, so I don't forget to tell you, like I did with my crossing tours.

  • Reply st7650 July 31, 2019 at 5:31 am

    Coming up this November we have a major fight on our hands between the Unions and the National Railway Carriers. Our contract is up December 31st. This push somehow for one man or no men crews on freight trains is a major issue along with Crew fatigue. It really needs to be looked at and also out to let the general public know what we actually do!!!! Airlines have had autopilot for years however they still have two people in the cockpit if Boeing hasn’t taught us anything about technology fails!!!!

    Protect the TWO MAN CREW BILL (HR 1748 Safe Freight Act) It’s about public safety and jobs.
    Go to SMART-UNION.org/td
    Click on the Red button support two person crews on the right side of division home page.

    Enter contact info ( this is needed to direct the email to your member of congress.
    Click Send. The pre-drafted my essage will be sent directly to your member of congress.
    This effects railroad retirement, retired railroaders, current railroaders there’s even a spot for the general public to make there voice be heard. Please take action there is 175,000 conductors and 59,000 engineers that need this support not to mention public safety at risk.
    You have all got this wrong when it come to 2 man crew verses one man crew when all you do is worry about losing jobs. Its common sense thousands of railroad workers will lose their jobs if all the railroads are allowed to go to 1 man crews. That's an issue you need to take up with TRUMP! He claims he is creating jobs then let him do something about people keeping the ones they have! This is about safety. This is about saving lives. Not just crew lives but the American people as well. CSX preaches safety every single day. Its in their rule books and in their advertising. Its 24 hour a day safety…safety….safety. Well let them put their money where their mouths are. Pay for safety. Keep 2 men in the cab. The public has no idea what we deal with. Tell your neighbors about how many cars we hit and people are killed every year when they are hit by trains. Explain to them how the engineer is in the cab calling the dispatcher and getting 911 called. He is taking care of anything that may be wrong with the locomotive. He stays with the train. Tell them how the conductor gets down and rushes to the vehicle to see if he can possibly save a life. Maybe a baby is in the car and needs to be helped or maybe the parents can be removed and need CPR. Maybe he can comfort someone who is dying or in shock or screaming because they are severely injured . Tell them about how we hit live stock and large deer. Tell them how people love to put junk on the tracks. Shopping carts, bicycles, steel barrows, wheelchairs and even abandoned cars. Tell them about how many trees we hit a year and do extensive damage to the locomotive. The engineer stays with the locomotives and assess the damage and does what is necessary to radio dispatchers for help while the conductors gets down and removes debris and check the rest of the train for any damage or signs of derailment. Tell them about the territory that is in the middle of TIM BUCK TWO! The places where no one can get to you fast unless you have a helicopter. How will they go bathroom now without two people to keep the train going down the tracks unless they have to stop not blocking crossings or take lunch. Tell them how radios don't always work in remote locations. Telemetry drops out and communication is lost. How many times does a conductor have to go back and trouble shoot another unit after alarms are going off. The engineer keeps the train rolling the best he can while the conductor checks the computers and checks to see if it is loading. Tell them about the blind curves that only one crew member can see around when your approaching public crossings or trees that block signals so that only one crew member can see them until you get the train right on top of them. Tell them about wash outs from floods, and heat warped rail and fog so thick you cant see a foot in front of you. SO WHAT IF YOU GOT PTC!! PTC does not tell you if a car in stopped on the tracks or a tree is across it or a person is walking in the tracks or there is 5 inches of water over the rail! Tell them how crew members have been attacked and some have even been killed by gang thugs and trespassers. A single man has no chance in hell in these situations. It is better to have someone else with you to keep watch when working in bad areas and ghetto rail yards. The list goes on and on. Tell them how the company took away the right of the crew members to take a power nap. One crew member is supposed to call stopped every 15 minutes while they are waiting on line of road. As long as someone is awake and doing this and paying attention there is no reason on god green earth while a tired crew member cant take a 20 minute power nap. Tell them how crews are run into the ground and some are called out every 10 hours around the clock. They work all hours of the day and night and most have no weekends off. The company wont even let them have a power nap. What is going to happen when there is only 1 man on the train by himself and he is just plain worn out or is sick and afraid to take a day off because of the companies new attendance policy which is just absolutely insane. People come to work sick all the time. Vomiting, diarrhea, fevers and the flu doesn't stop them because they are in fear of losing their jobs. How is a sick man who is all by himself going to be able to make a full run safely and without risking his life or the publics when he doesn't have his other crew member to help keep him alert. The engineer has many roles and duties as well as the conductor. There are times when something happens that it is a must for an engineer to be on board and ready to take instructions while the conductor handles the rest of the responsibilities. There are so many things that go into railroading and running trains that the public doesn't know a thing about. THIS ONE MAN CREW IDEA IS THE MOST UNSAFE AND IRRESPONSIBLE IDEA that has ever been brought forward in the history of the railroad industry. And for what? To save a damn dollar. To line someone's pockets. To make someone rich. Who care who gets killed. Who care about the destruction to family lives. I don't know about you but I sure the hell do and so should every person in America!

  • Reply Jan Smith July 31, 2019 at 8:02 am

    Cool

  • Reply Daniel Golus July 31, 2019 at 8:19 am

    Cool video. But 2019 is pronounced "Twenty-Nineteen". Just like 1819 is pronounced "Eighteen-Nineteen".

  • Reply chaosdemonwolf1 July 31, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    Where do you find these old pictures bro? It's interesting to see the then and now comparisons

  • Reply Victor Mioduszewski August 1, 2019 at 12:01 am

    Wow…I went to a concert a few months ago at Revolution Live..drove back home that night to Brevard county…did not want to pay 330.00 for a room…great story and picture…you will need a DeLorean to go back to 1955..😄👍

  • Reply Dziad TV August 1, 2019 at 10:33 am

    LIKE

  • Reply FloridaGreg August 1, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    Ugh ! I'll take 1955….looks so much nicer ! I like how you do the comparison, it has really changed, and for me…not for the better.

  • Reply Keith Rieger Sr. August 1, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    I hate the non stop  modernization of this country..

  • Reply John Lost August 1, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    In 1955, the US had about half as many people as today and the world, maybe 1/3 as many. There were about 3.7 million living in Florida compared to 20 million today. Yet somehow they still managed to create a mile long traffic jam!!! Some things don't change even when everything changes around it.

    If you wipe away the traffic, the scene is rustically attractive and probably nearly impossible to find in Florida today, certainly not near any population centers. Wish it were in color.

    That light-colored Buick in the foreground reminds me of the one my dad owned. He liked Buicks. That was a good car. I think he regretted trading it in.

    Anyway, good video. Thanks! Keep'em comin'!

  • Reply Ginger Bread August 2, 2019 at 3:47 am

    We are from the 50s &we wish it was still then. It really was a better time. Thank you

  • Reply psilvakimo August 2, 2019 at 8:35 am

    1955 is the year I started school (kindergarten). I remember my very first day. My grandma walked me to school that day. My father used to take me and my older brother to the Southern Pacific Railroad (Berkeley, CA) to watch the old steamers go by. It was such a thrill. The engineers always waved to us. The old neighborhood scene really gave me nostalgia.

  • Reply Nate's Trains August 2, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    Wow, the old signals were wabco 8 inch lights and a teardrop. Seaboard used wabco and US&S stuff often.

  • Reply msnow22000 August 2, 2019 at 11:19 pm

    I was watching the movie “The Outsiders” a couple of days ago. I had forgot about the railroad crossing still photos at the beginning. The whole thing is Worth a look if you’ve never seen the movie.

  • Reply califdad4 August 3, 2019 at 4:14 am

    That was a nice 55 Buick in the picture

  • Reply Roy Spellman August 3, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    Great video Roly. I liked the before and after aspect. And I also would have taken before, though it would have had to be modernized somewhat.

  • Reply J G Miller August 4, 2019 at 12:30 am

    Then and now …. not even t he same world really. Wife and I agree with you, we like it the old way too. And I used to have a 56 Buick similar to the 55 in the old pic.

  • Reply C Stivers August 4, 2019 at 1:45 am

    You should check out the Facebook group The Original Fallen Flags

  • Reply Jim Tomassetti August 4, 2019 at 5:26 am

    I Totaly agreed with you….. Go back in time. When life was much simpler.

  • Reply shortliner68 August 4, 2019 at 5:27 am

    Born in 1950, I'll take the 50s over today any day of the week, especially as a railfan!

  • Reply George Sealy August 4, 2019 at 5:23 pm

    All I can say is wow. I guess that's "progress."

  • Reply microbusss August 6, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    hey don't forget to look for railroad crossing mistakes! LOL
    I got over a dozen pix of them where I lives!
    some have been corrected

  • Reply Ken Roberts August 8, 2019 at 2:06 am

    I am a native of Ft. Lauderdale, born in 1955. As a kid, I vaguely remember this intersection as it appears here. Crossing gates were added sometime in the late 50's or early 60's. The main Ft. Lauderdale Post Office was on the southeast corner of this intersection in the 1960's. It was served by a rail siding. Across the street, on the northeast corner, was the Everglades Fertilizer Company, about where those buildings are in the picture. It was also served by a rail siding. That business burned down in the mid 1960's. Today, the south bound exit ramp to Broward Blvd. from I-95 is built on top of where the Everglades Fertilizer Company used to be.

  • Reply Kimberly Remsen August 8, 2019 at 4:42 pm

    Wow that pictures is a classic! WRRS teardrop bells!!!

  • Reply franco lopresto August 9, 2019 at 3:54 am

    ANY CHANCE WE CAN KEEP THE INVADERS OUT?????

  • Reply Triadii Official August 9, 2019 at 1:43 pm

    I love this type of content!

  • Reply Clare Butterfield August 9, 2019 at 3:48 pm

    1955 is a lot better! Thank you!

  • Reply Dimwitt Flathead August 9, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Too much talking about the film and your channel before the film actually starts

  • Reply armageddon1981 August 9, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    My mother is the same age as that picture she was born 10/12/55…i work for UP!!

  • Reply Dietrich StruckRich S August 9, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    Take me back to 1955 when i was 11

  • Reply Rick Sadlier August 9, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    I lived off of Broward in the late '70's. I could see the Amtrak station from my backyard. This is so cool.

    Of course, I remember the I-95 ramps being different and I-95 not completely finished north of West Palm Beach.

  • Reply moreno valley news first August 9, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    👴🏿👍🏿

  • Reply Erzahler August 9, 2019 at 10:29 pm

    Are you sure this is an old SCL line and not FEC?

  • Reply SharkyCartel Railway August 9, 2019 at 11:28 pm

    Railfan nostalgia intensifies

  • Reply Amparo Howell August 10, 2019 at 1:25 am

    Wow 😮

  • Reply We The People Fred August 10, 2019 at 5:42 am

    [email protected], ,,,,,,, THE 1ST PIC, THE CAR ON THE TRACK IS EATHER A HUDSON OR A NASH, ,,,,,,, I'M AN OLD GOAT AT 82 I WAS THERE THEN, ,,,,,,, Acworth Georgia USA, ,,,,,,,

  • Reply whiteclifffl August 10, 2019 at 7:20 am

    I like 1955 better.

  • Reply Eric Lozen August 10, 2019 at 8:02 am

    November 5, 1955……🤔

  • Reply Kerri W August 10, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    Lol, I think most of us would like to go back, even if we weren't born yet.

  • Reply g bridgman August 10, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    So there is no grade crossing today. The highway jumps over the tracks.

  • Reply Peter Ferraiolo August 10, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    It’s amazing 😉 what almost 2/3rds of a century will do in terms of change. I enjoy 😊 both time periods. Yet, the change is amazing 😉 still.

  • Reply rslitman August 11, 2019 at 2:55 am

    As I began watching, I made a wish that by twenty-nineteen, the road and the tracks would be grade-separated. And my wish came true! Here in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, we have many railroad grade (level) crossings, both commuter rail and freight. I will sometimes drive a bit out of my way to cross the tracks on an overpass or below an underpass. This is due to both not wanting to be delayed by a train and fear of a signal malfunction and getting hit by a train. However, I do obey all crossing signals and never try to beat the train.

  • Reply Daniel Unger August 11, 2019 at 3:13 am

    Did they still had steam trains running at that time still or did they convert ta diesel engines A seen some videos on YouTube that they are restoring some steam trains and running them again are they tryin ta bring them back again?

  • Reply C Swango August 11, 2019 at 3:16 am

    Unbelievable!!

  • Reply C Swango August 11, 2019 at 3:20 am

    I’m right there with you buddy, I would love to go back to what I call the better and simple way of life! It’s becoming harder all the time to live in this “crazy” world.

  • Reply Rabeth Cooper August 11, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    DAMN! Maybe Soros IS right: there ARE too many people!

  • Reply DIEGOIMAGS August 13, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    Gran cambio del PAN! interesante el video! saludos

  • Reply Jeff Stewart August 14, 2019 at 12:38 am

    Coconut trees…?

  • Reply MTA Long Island Rail Road Guy 515 August 14, 2019 at 1:34 am

    Wow i never expected that this crossing will be old but now Its been Eliminated

  • Reply Rodney Kinder August 14, 2019 at 2:14 am

    Excellant video.

  • Reply Fred Thompson August 14, 2019 at 2:30 am

    The future SUCKS! I do hate these 2000's.

  • Reply Chris Hinnant August 14, 2019 at 11:57 am

    Man how I miss the Seaboard coastline. That was my favorite railroad back in the day. Now CSX got it. Booooooo!!!!! With the Seaboard Coastline you always heard different sounding horns every time a train came. Now that CSX has it all the horn sound the freaking same. Kind of annoying.

  • Reply Josh Rides the Rails August 14, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    I don't disagree that the old crossing looks a lot better, but I can only image the kind of issues today if that was still a level crossing.

  • Reply jeffrey c August 14, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    What change? I still see just 2 tracks!!! LOL funny how the RR line did not get more tracks, BUT EVERTHING AROUND THER GREW

  • Reply rj4590 August 15, 2019 at 1:44 am

    1955 has my vote too.I may be biased since I was born in '55 ,but I do remember some of the '50s and things were much more pleasant back then in my opinion.

  • Reply pedro garcia August 16, 2019 at 5:12 am

    👎😠

  • Reply Rick Rogers August 18, 2019 at 3:11 am

    I was about 3 years old when that picture was taken. Loved trains and cars then and still do. Thanks for the ride on the way-back machine !

  • Reply JungleYT August 19, 2019 at 11:12 pm

    Poor comparison… You should have alternated back and forth between old picture and new to give a better perspective or comparison.

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