THE SIGNAL BOX

OVERSEAS

EL CANO
Gen. Urquiza (Central Buenos Aires) Railroad

by John Hinson

El Cano signal box
Photograph from the collection of Dr. J W F Scrimgeour

El Cano signal box was of composite construction - a timber top portion sits on a brick-built base.

The line here is standard gauge (4'8½") and electrified, but at the time of the photograph with mechanical signalling and block working controlling the "rapid transit " service.

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