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Re: PC: Semaphores on the Penn Central
- Subject: Re: PC: Semaphores on the Penn Central
- From: Jerry Jordak <jer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2005 23:01:37 -0400
John Wilson wrote:
> There were, indeed, semaphore signals used on the Penn Central. I
> would imagine that most of them were on former New Haven lines since
> that road was operating in bankruptcy for about half the time from 1900
> to 1969 and so had little money to update the signal systems.
John is right. There were semaphores used on the ex-NH electrified
mainline from Woodlawn, NY, to New Haven, and also around Boston,
including the approach trackage to South Station.
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