Utica/Rome Signal Meet 2020 Part 2 – Utica

In early August I had some fellow signal enthusiasts up for a visit and we cruised around town staring up in the sky looking at traffic lights. This is part 2 of what we saw in Utica, New York. There is a lot of cool signals still around. They're cool if you're a fan of... Continue Reading →

Old Time Utica #2

I've always had a thing for anything from Utica, NY from it's golden age. Utica was once one of the top 10 populous cities in New York and a great hub for transportation since it was in the center of New York State. So with a city having a large population, comes the need for... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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