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Posted 4 years ago

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Public Service of NJ hung these on poles at bus stops back in the 1940s. Notice the two poles on the roof of the bus. They were powered by electricity. These buses were common during WW2 when gasoline was rationed. The arrow sticking out on the driver's side is a signal for a left turn.

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  1. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 years ago
    Very nice sign!
  2. Vontrike Vontrike, 4 years ago
    That's gotta be one of the coolest signs I have seen. The turn signals like that on the VW's were called semaphores, but do not know if they called them that here. Love it.
  3. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 3 years ago
    When I was stationed in Germany I had a 1949 VW that had semaphores. great looking sign.
  4. Dr_Rambow Dr_Rambow, 2 years ago
    I've got one of these hanging on my wall, I love it too!

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