Chicago Surface Lines J. G. Brill Company street car #3142 and the two Magnetic Signal Company upper quadrant wig-wags, make quite a scene on Depot Street at the Illinois Railway Museum. Date:10/06/07.
Pt. Richmond, Ca. wigwags
This was recorded in old town Point Richmond, right outside the BNSF yard in April 2003. This little stretch of track was once the spur that ran out to the rail ferry (for San Francisco). In later years it's been used as an escape track for the nearby yard as there are no customers on this track. You will see how impatient some people get when the train sits at the crossing too long - at least four jackass stunts are pulled right in front of my camera.
Delhi, Colorado Wig-Wag
The last operating wig-wag crossing signal on a US mainline railroad faithfully does its job while Amtrak's Southwest Chief streaks by.
Strasburg Railroad - #475 and #90
Strasburg Railroad #475 and #90, running on the same day in Strasburg, PA.
For crossing signal fans: there are old RACO and WRRS signals in this video. The old RACO signal nearest to me in the beginning of the video has new RECO 4" LED gate lights and the other signal has Safetran 8" incandescent lights; other than that, these signals are all RACO. As for the old WRRS signals at the end of the video, they have RECO 4" LED gate lights; other than that, these signals are all WRRS. Date: 08/19/07.
IC 6250 passes old Wig-wags, and historic Galena, ILL 12/07/98
(This is a Rail-videos reject) .Illinois Central 6250 is passing the Historic station at Galena ILL. Then we get a look at one of the few remaining Wig-Wag crossings in Illinois. This was video taped on December 07, 1998 (Pearl Harbor Day) A special thanks to all that served our count. Thanks for watching. Jackmp294
Illinois Railway Museum visit - Leviathan Steam and Nebraska Zephyr
Visit to the Railway Museum in Union, Illinois. America's largest Railway Museum with a lot of locomotives and rolling stock from the Steam and Diesel eras.
In this video I captured the following equipment:
- American steam locomotive 4-4-0 "Leviathan" #63.
- The Nebraska Zephyr passenger train, CB&Q 9911A Silver Pilot.
- Chicago Transit Authority Transit Car #6656.
- Burro Crane Model 50
- Caboose train UP, CBQ & CGW
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy SD-24 #504
Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) Trolleys, which began operation on April 29, 1993, run on the Riverfront Loop in Memphis, TN.
MATA's trolleys, Car #187 built in 1927; Car #194 built in 1935; and Car 204 built in 1940, were originally built in Porto, Portugal, and restored by Kerns-Wilcheck Associates of Memphis. An additional seven trolleys originally from Porto were also eventually restored and placed into service along with another two from Australia by the mid-1990's.
The MATA Trolley network consists of 24 stations along its three lines: The Main Street Line; the Madison Avenue Line; and the Riverfront Loop.
There are extremely rare US&S "No Right Turn" and "No Left Turn" signals at the fourth crossing I filmed from.
Bells: GS Type 2, Safetran mechanical and Safetran Hybrid. Date: 12/11/07.
Two Wig Wag RR Crossings in Gardena, CA - 11/17/08
Union Pacific J Yard local, Torrance switcher(two SW1500 and genset) action part 1
UPY Torrance Local & two Wig Wags at Gardena, CA. UPY 1199, 1190(EMD SW1500), Genset 2708.
Special thanks to Crenshaw Lumber CO.
Santa Cruz Beach Train 7 of 8
On this part of the trip, The Santa Cruz Big Trees & Pacific Railway goes right down Chestnut Street in Santa Cruz, California. Along the way, I see more friendly people and also a couple of surprises. There are two active Wig-Wag's still in use along this route along with another railroad crossing. After we pass the railroad crossing with gates, we go off of Chestnut Street, but were still parallel to it. This video was recorded on July 30, 2009. Please feel free to rate and comment as it is greatly appreciated. Thanks and Happy Viewing!!!
N459, Up pass 27.3.08
Some rain in the distance creates a faded rainbow and some dark storm clouds loom up behind the boom gates as N459 roars through Galvin/Bulban Road L/C with a pass from Warnambool and the SCT is sighted going into Manor Loop.
WRRS Autoflag, S Main St. Galena, IL
This is one of the last lower quadrant WRRS autoflag signals still in active service. The teardrop bell no longer exists. It has been replaced by an electronic bell.