What’s It Worth??

What is my signal worth??I get asked that many times. At least once a week actually. Answering that question is very hard to be honest.Figuring out the worth from a description of the signal is pretty much impossible. If there are pictures that helps. But, pictures of the outside front and back, the indides, wiring,... Continue Reading →

Articles about my lights

Links to articles that have been written about me and my lights. Always looking to have someone who can write better than me come and take a look at them and write about them. Clinton Record Article August 2019 Utica Observer Dispatch Article March 2019 Exploring Upstate Blog February 2019

Backyard Span Version 3.0

Backyard Span Took me a bit, but the backyard span version 3 is all set finally. The old span served me well. 12 foot 6x6 posts. They were 2' into the ground. 1 of them continually sagged. I had guy wire on it, but I think it was a soft spot in the yard that... Continue Reading →

Crouse Hinds Porthole Signal

Picked up another new signal. Been a few months. This one joined the gang in May 2019. This one was on my bucket list for a long time. It's a Crouse Hinds Type T or Porthole Signal. It was being sold by someone less than 30 minutes away so that was a great plus. A... Continue Reading →

The Utica M Cluster

This monster was actually the very first cluster I got a long time ago. It was actually in 2014. That's 5 years, but in signal years, it's really only like 1 year. I had met up with some guys through a Facebook group. I went on a signal pickup with them and spotted this light.... Continue Reading →

Crouse Hinds Type M Twins

Happily released from the basement they were locked away in Yeah, I know. Not more signals again. The 1st of 2019. February 2019 will be their new birthday month, just like mine. A pair of rodded Crouse Hinds Type M Fixed 4 way signals. Thats a mouthful. I call them The M Twins instead. Probably... Continue Reading →

Group Video

Got everyone to stand still for a few minutes to take a group video.This is everything thats currently hooked up in the basement. Added one of the Marbelite twins this week. It was quite fun trying to hang it like the others. Accomplished it myself with the help of a come along and some ingenuity.... Continue Reading →

My First Light

Finally! My sister is the keeper of old family photos. She's scanned a bunch and I told her I wanted to find a photo of the first light I got. She finally found it and I owe her lunch for it too as I had promised. My first traffic signal. Circa 1967?? Thats me. Guess... Continue Reading →

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