Vintage Signal from 1890’s

You can see here a original 1890’s signal still in operation of the Ffestiniog Railway.
orriginal signal still in opperation

The signal boards were operated by pulling down on the rods extending the the boards to the side.

Vintage signal detail

The lamp on the top was not a signal (IE changing color) it was a marker, to tell the engine crew where the signal was located. he lamp was coal oil and a match for the lamps on the front of the Fairlies operating on the line.

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