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 →

Old Time Utica

Utica, NY was once a thriving city of over 100,000 residents. Today is is a shell of it's former self with most large manufacturers like GE, Chicago Pneumatic and hosts of other large manufacturers gone. With the decrease in population comes less cars and the need for less traffic control devices. Utica still has many,... Continue Reading →

Utica/Rome Signal Meet 2019

Had some fellow signal collectors up. We went on the hunt for cool signals and any other old stuff we could find. Was a really good time! Just a start. I'll be adding more soon. Downtown Utica, NY.These beautiful old buildings will soon be bulldozed in the name of "progress" (it's a joke) to build... Continue Reading →

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 →

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