Does anyone know exactly when the signals at the Allegheny River Bridge were reversed. The signal on the north side of the bridge faces north for southbound trains to view, and the south signal faces south for northbounds to view. I want to say that the B&LE did this before CN takeover around 2002 or 2003, but I wasn't sure.
From the beginning of CTC until roughly ten years ago, it was always the opposite. The signal on the south side of the bridge was on the west side of the tracks, and faced north. The signal on the north side of the bridge was on its same pillar, but faced south.
The current arrangement is better for railfans, at least if you are on the turnpike heading west.
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