Telegraph block instrument (sending and receiving)

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Telegraph block instrument; GWR; Spagnoletti sending and receiving (special) type. 2-vane absolute 3-position/2-indication Down/Up Line receiving/sending. Circular bakelite-commutator directly above of which is a rectangular brass "Treadle Cleared" indow and a circular brass "Tol/Normal/Lc" window. To LHS/RHS respectively, are brass peg/chain mechanisms for "Receive Release/Normal" and "Send Release/Normal", each with its counting-window. Ex Severn Tunnel.

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Details

Category:
Signalling & Telecommunications
Object Number:
1983-7836
type:
telegraph instrument
taxonomy:
  • control and communications
credit:
Leach, M.E.

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