Fixed The Sagging Span Wire Setup

My span wire setup in the back yard had some issues over the winter. Last summer we fixed it all up, poles were straight, signals were high enough off the ground that I could mow under them. But this spring, the screw in the ground anchors came most of the way out of the ground... Continue Reading →

Spring 2021 What’s New

So, it's finally Springs 2021. Well, not weather wise but on the calendar it is. Nothing really new as far as signal collecting. It's still brutally slow at work, so that means there's no signal collection money available. Though, it is finally getting busier at work with things opening up here finally. Plus, old signals... Continue Reading →

Utica NY Snow Emergency Light

Hello 2021. Been a long time in between posts. With the pandemic affecting my business, signal hording has come to a screeching halt. A couple things here and there, but for the most part, I'm not even looking for anything. Sucks but what can I do. Anyway............. A couple of wild Utica Snow Emergency Lights... Continue Reading →

Crouse Hinds PCN Controller #2

I picked up another Crouse Hinds PCN-100 Traffic Signal Controller a month or so back. Here it is having it's first hug in a long time. This is another from Utica New York. My favorite place to get them from as you probably already know. There were upwards of 50 of these on the streets... Continue Reading →

Some new additions….

I'm still here. Been a while since my last updates.Got some new mechanical controllers to write about. 1 new one and another that's been sitting in the basement for a couple of years. Got some new parts for it and it's humming once again. I'll make the time soon to get a writeup for them... Continue Reading →

About Me

My name is Tony. I live in Westmoreland (Rome) New York and have lived in the Utica/Rome area pretty much most of my life. I have loved traffic lights since I was a kid. Always liked looking at them and amazed at how they work. Growing up in Central New York near Utica, I had... Continue Reading →

Small March 2020 Video Update

With all the pandemonium going on with the Coronavirus making it's way around the country & world, I did a small update. The 4 signals that were upstairs are now down with the rest of the crew. Moving them down a set of stairs is always challenging doing it alone, and luckily, I haven't dropped... Continue Reading →

Tokheim Signaphore Signal Controller

The Tokheim Controller. Of course, a bit of a story how I was able to get this.I got an email from someone who had seen my website. The subject line was "cleaning the attic" along with a list: Have a neon walk signal with bulbs.2 Corning green glass3 Tokheim green glass5 Corning caution glass4 Tokheim... Continue Reading →

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