Pistol, Great Northern Railway

Made:
City of London
maker:
J Beattie

Science Museum Group

Science Museum Group

Science Museum Group

Pistol, Great Northern Railway, metal pistol by "J. Beattie London", GNR carved in wooden handle, used as warning to platelayers before advent of shunters horn.

Details

Category:
Tools of the Trade & Personal Accessories
Object Number:
1987-8477
Materials:
metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
pistol
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics