THE SIGNAL BOX

LEVER FRAMES

BRITISH RAILWAY LEVER FRAMES

Curiosities

Capstans

Here is a completely different method of working signals. At this remote level crossing, a ground frame exists to work the gate bolts. The distant signals are worked by capstan or winch.

This example is at Haverigg Level Crossing, north of Barrow-in-Furness on the Furness Railway.

Here, kitty kitty! Nice puss."

Nice pair of lamps by the dustbin, too . . .

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