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    My MTC reproduction crossing signal

    Your welcome, sadly that sight no longer does wanted ads. That would help in finding one
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    My MTC reproduction crossing signal

    I believe he has passed on now. I think he took an original and made new sand molds to make the alum castings. Best bet is to watch the discover live steam website, that's where I found mine
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    My MTC reproduction crossing signal

    I was told it was a gentleman out in California did them years ago. Using cast alum instead of iron to keep cost and weight down. They also use an electronic flasher circuit instead of the motor and contacts to make the lights flash and bell ring
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    My MTC reproduction crossing signal

    I once had a full size crossing flasher, but it was to large and cumbersome in our yard. So I sold it and bought this reproduction of the Miniature Train Company signal from a gentleman locally. The flasher circuit is electronic vs mechanical in the original ones from decades ago. it is also...
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    Looking for locomotive beacon lights

    I collect beacon lights used on locomotives. Right now I am looking for one of the Unity mfg xenon(cricket lights) used on Soo Line, Milw Rd and others, C&NW yellow xenon strobe ect. I am also looking for a trashed Prime Stratolight(one of the newer models) to salvage the electronic circuit...
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    My pair of Prime Beacons off BN locomotives

    I have had these in my collection for many years, the newer style model 8911(lower profile base and rubber lamp holders) is off BN GP10 #1410. I personally removed it from the locomotive, along with its rubber mounting feet and thick steel plate that it was mounted to. A low hanging grain... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.