Oxford Road Crouse Hinds Signal

Another signal from my childhood has made its way to the retirement home in December 2019 with a few of the other ones I already have from where I grew up. Oxford Road Signal in the wild around 2013 Another Crouse Hinds 4 way signal. Yeah, I have a few 4 ways, so what is... Continue Reading →

Crouse Hinds Brass Plate

Guess what. It's not a traffic light for once. It's a Crouse Hinds Plate instead. No idea what this was from. I've asked around and heard a few suggestions. It's an engraved brass plate (engraved huh?) that is 3" x 6". I would assume it was mounted to some kind of box, probably a shipping... Continue Reading →

Living Room Signals

Been a while since I did an update here. Hooked up a bunch of new signals in the living room. Added the GE 4 Way and Crouse Hinds Porthole to the Utica, NY PCN-100 controller I have. The Canajoharie Darley was already hooked up to it. The Seneca Falls Harrington Seaberg has it's own electronic... Continue Reading →

GE 4 Way Signal

Off to its new home I guess I have a thing for 4 way signals. This one was signal number 20 coming here in September 2019, and number 14 for four ways I have.Definition: Four·teen/ˌfôrˈtēn,ˈfôrˌtēn/1. equivalent to the product of seven and two; one more than thirteen, or six less than twenty.2. signal hoarder meaning... Continue Reading →

Harrington Seaberg #2

Another traffic light in the kitchen. Complete with magnetic letters on the fridge courtesy of my grandson. This signal pretty much fell into my lap. Someone contacted me through the website. Showed me a couple pictures of the light. I was figuring I'd have to make the trek to Eastern Massachusetts to get it, but... 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 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 →

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