I purposely blew a UP crossing on the way to Kramer Junction(I was currently on US 395) because I was so eager to get to the crossing that won the Boron Poll(the US 395 crossing). After 30 minutes of what felt like riding on a roller coaster, I finally reached this:
I finally made it to the Mojave Sub. And the crossing that won the poll.
The relay case:
After 45 minutes of waiting, and nothing, I was worried that there was trackwork somewhere. But, I did not hear any mention of this area, and the Union Pacific defect detectors on that portion of the sub were active, so I did not stress that. Maybe traffic was light? After 15 minutes of going bananas on Google trying to find an answer, I saw a
distant light. I was so unprepared at the time, I sprinted out of the car at the same time as I took this picture:
Enjoy the rest!
Oh, yeah, I forgot to mention, this crossing is one of the few to have the gates with completely vertical stripes on it!
And, this crossing has a problem of people blowing the gate:
The train finishes soon after:
Then, I picked on some watermelon, then I continued onwards...