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The Bridge across the River Dee on the A755 at Kirkcudbright
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Anyone know what this is?

This is on the A861 just near the junction with the B8007. Anyone know what it is for? I thought it might be to warn when the ferry is off but they seem to be flashing red lights and the screen is quite small.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Nov 01, 2008 by J--M--B
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Wig Wag Mast Arm Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 02, 2008 by Bryn666
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Wig Wag Gantry Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 02, 2008 by Bryn666
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Blackburn Wig Wags

View of the inside of the MS wig wag controller on site.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 31, 2008 by boing_uk
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Blackburn Wig Wags Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 31, 2008 by boing_uk
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Blackburn Wig Wags Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 31, 2008 by boing_uk
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Blackburn Wig Wags

Close-up of the PEEK Elite Wig Wags

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 31, 2008 by boing_uk
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Blackburn Wig Wags

close-up of the manual panel on the MSWW controller. From left to right you have the manual control switch that starts the fixed length sequence, the signals off switch, handset port, detector monitor reset button and lamp monitor reset button.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 31, 2008 by boing_uk
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Blackburn Wig Wags

close-up of the mellor wiggle waggle

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 31, 2008 by boing_uk
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Blackburn Wig Wags

overview of the amber wiggle waggle (I do like that name) taken from the fire station doors - it acts as confirmation for the fire station that the wig wags are running

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 31, 2008 by boing_uk
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Blackburn Wig Wags

Freckleton St, looking from town centre towards Nova Scotia and Darwen.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 31, 2008 by boing_uk
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B5106 Conwy Bridge in Llanrwst

Curious 'railway crossing' type traffic signal on bridge, controlling only one direction.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 06, 2008 by nowster
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Whitemoss - new equipment

A view showing the renewed pedestal, wig wags, attendant's phone and local operating controls at Whitemoss AHB, near Perth.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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A16 Boston White WigWags 1

White WigWags on a railway crossing on near Redstone Industrial estate crossing John Adams Way, Boston on the A16. The track is still present and I believe it feeds the dock area. I don't know if it is still used and the tracks are not 'shiny'.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 11, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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A16 Boston White WigWags 2

White WigWags on a railway crossing on near Redstone Industrial estate crossing John Adams Way, Boston on the A16. The track is still present and I believe it feeds the dock area. I don't know if it is still used and the tracks are not 'shiny'.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 11, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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A16 Boston White WigWags 3

White WigWags on a railway crossing on near Redstone Industrial estate crossing John Adams Way, Boston on the A16. The track is still present and I believe it feeds the dock area. I don't know if it is still used and the tracks are not 'shiny'.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 11, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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LED Wigwags

Some LED wigwags near the Airbus factory in Broughton

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 02, 2006 by kieron
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Sign for the wigwags near BAe Broughton

Picture of the sign warning of the wigwags near the Airbus factory at Broughton.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 02, 2006 by kieron
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Whitemoss new wig wag 2

A second new wig wag unit awaits final placement at Whitemoss AHB renewal in June 2006.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss new wig wag 3

A new wig wag unit awaits commisioning at Whitemoss AHB near Perth. Note the new Yodalarm attached to the back of the unit and also the new barrier pedestal behind the existing 'penguin' pedestal.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss new wig wag unit

A new wig wag unit and emergency phone await final placement as part of the Whitemoss AHB renewal in June 2006

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss AHB - amber aspect

Whitemoss AHB showing the 3 second amber road traffic aspect.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss AHB - new wig wags

A shot of the new wig wags installed at Whitemoss AHB in June 2006.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss AHB - new pedestal

A view showing the new barrier pedestals and wig wags units installed at Whitemoss AHB. Quite a difference from the old 'penguin' units!

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss - pedestal and wig wags

Yet another view of the new equipment installed at Whitemoss.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss AHB - train

A train passes over the renewed Whitemoss AHB crossing.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss AHB crossing in operation

The old Mk1 'Penguin' combined barrier pedestals/wig wag units don't have long to go. A replacement wig wag unit can be seen face down on the right.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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Whitemoss Signs

New signage erected as part of Whitemoss AHB level crossing renewal in June 2006.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 03, 2007 by A935
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A3 Hindhead Tunnel approach from the south
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Red light camera

Traffipax red light camera at level crossing in Dingwall

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 02, 2006 by Glen
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RAF Waddington, Lincs. Runway WigWags - E-3 Sentry AWACS

A15 WigWags with Boeing E-3 Sentry AWACS coming in to land.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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RAF Waddington, Lincs. Runway WigWags

On A15

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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RAF Waddington, Lincs. Runway WigWags

Rear of signal head

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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RAF Waddington, Lincs. Runway WigWags

On A15.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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Poole Bridge during lifting time, Poole Dorset

Road traffic and pedestrians have been stopped as the drawbridge lifts

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2007 by DorsetWay
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Poole Bridge during lifting time, Poole Dorset

An example of wig-wag and pedestrian warning signals

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 13, 2007 by DorsetWay
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Grain Power Station - level crossing wig wag Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 12, 2007 by SubaruImprezaWRX
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Level crossing on High Street, Poole Dorset

Perhaps not that often you'd come across a level crossing on a pedestrianised precinct!

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 04, 2007 by DorsetWay
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A18 Humberside Airport Runway WigWags Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 28, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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RAF Coningsby Dogdyke Road Microsense WigWag

Microsense Signal Head

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 15, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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RAF Coningsby Runway WigWag & Tornado Landing

Picture taken from the end of the runway as the aircraft is coming in to land. Aircraft is about 20 feet in the air at this point.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 09, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
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Approaching the Plimsoll Bridge, part of the Cumberland Basin junction in Bristol
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Looking across the Avon at the A4 approaches to the Cumberland Basin Junction
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Looking across the new canal lifting bridge at the southern end of Kerse Bridge on the A905
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Wig-Wags at Ballure, outside Ramsey, Isle of Man
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Wig-wags at Ballure outside Ramsey, Isle of Man
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A16 Boston White WigWags 4

White WigWags on a railway crossing on near Redstone Industrial estate crossing John Adams Way, Boston on the A16. The track is still present and I believe it feeds the dock area. I don't know if it is still used and the tracks are not 'shiny'.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 11, 2007 by FreddyTheFrog
 
 
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