This semiautomatic switch stand is highly recommended for main line traffic. Its height and mechanism makes it very reliable for heavy duty use. This switch stand has been "the choice" by all Class 1 railroads.
Model 112-D Column rigid Switch Stand.
This rigid non- trailable switchstand is hand-operated therefore is highly recommended from medium to heavy traffic. High switchstands are very reliable on mainlines due to its height, since they are visible from a longer distance.
Star Model Column rigid Switch Stand.
This high switchstand design has been widely used by the former pacific railroad in Mexico and by the southern pacific in the U.S. It is open column and most of its components are cast Steel.