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Date: 06/27/20 06:30
What's in an ATSF Semaphore Concrete Base? Answered.
Author: dtoeppen

Towards the end of the video (around 1:20) we get a glimpse inside. 

It looks like a good place to hang out in a tornado or nooklear attack.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 06/27/20 07:26 by dtoeppen.

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Date: 06/29/20 14:21
Re: What's in an ATSF Semaphore Concrete Base? Answered.
Author: SilverPeakRail

I have been told that they tended to attract rattlesnakes, not a fun place to be in a confined space with one!  They were cool in summer and warmer than surface battery boxes in winter, a nice cozy home for the wet-plate batteries.



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