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    Posted 11 years ago

    tiger1
    (1 item)

    Railroad Diamond Cast Iron STOP Sign

    Does anyone know more about this rare hard to find item? I found it in an old garage among a retired railroad workers items, his widow sold it to me.

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    1. tiger1, 11 years ago
      By the way, my email address is tiger1@tigerlink.org should anyone know anything more please feel free to email me directly!
    2. RON , 10 years ago
      CAST IRON, THIS IS A POSITIVE STOP SIGN, USED ON BRANCH LINES
      WHERE THE TRAIN MUST STOP BEFORE A CROSSING AND THE HEAD BRAKEMAN GETS OUT AND FLAGES THE TRAFFIC TO A STOP TO ALLOW THE TRAIN TO CROSS. I HAD AN OVAL STOP SIGN FROM THE NY.NH.&H.RAILROAD CAST IRON AND HEAVY
    3. IC_carpeck, 9 years ago
      Get it bead-blasted, repaint it and WOW! Great piece, just needs restoration.

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