25 - Train Whistle Limitations - Park Falls

Ordinance #25
Train Whistle Limitations - Park Falls

SEC. 10-7-1 Locomotives

The Common Council of the City of Park Falls do ordain as follows:

Section 1: Sec. of the Park Falls Municipal Code is added as follows:

(1) Except in emergencies, or if public safety requires, no person shall blow, sound or cause to be blown or sounded any whistle or horn on any locomotive within the corporate limits of the City unless said locomotive is within one thousand three hundred and twenty (1320) feet (eighty rods) of an ungated crossing.

(2) Bell to Ring. No railroad train or locomotive shall run over any public traveled grade crossing within the City except where gates are operated or a flag man is stationed, unless the engine bell shall be rung continuously within three hundred and thirty (3301 feet (twenty rods) of and until such crossing shall be reached.

Section 2: If any section, clause, provision, or portion of this Ordinance is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid by a Court of competent jurisdiction or by any agency or of any kind or by anyone else/ the remainder of this Ordinance shall not be affected.

Section 3: All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in effect October 1, 1997, after passage and publication according to law.