Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Railroad museum to dedicate 'Gallows Signal'

The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum, dedicated to bringing railroad history to Eastern Connecticut, is ready to unveil a replica of the unique “Gallows Signal” which regulated rail traffic at the Bridge Street crossing in Willimantic.
Originally built around 1850, this signal controlled railroad traffic where the New Haven Railroad crossed the Central Vermont Railroad. The two-armed signal was in use until the 1950s. Continued

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