If it was installed the same way as in John's photos, somebody evidently thought to rescue the label from the shelf at the same time as the instrument itself.Stuart Johnson wrote:The "From Cuffley" label seems to have been added.
Thanks for that 'pointer' Pete.Pete2320 wrote:StevieG wrote:I think the only other 'pointy' I encountered (my first) was an only one of the six Blocks in 'Barnet South'**, which was for the Down Slow (Rear and Advance sections), but as there was only the single Home about 150 yards away and no berth TC, there were none of the complications of Hertford.
** - [ IIRC those for the Up Slow and Up Goods looked as if they might once have been 'pointys', but on my first seeing them in '68, appeared to have been converted to both having a pair of normal 'needle' indicators (that for the UG, being a Permissive line, had the 'yellow' "Line Occupied"-type faces instead of the normal 'Absolute' 'red' "Train On Line" or Train Entered Section" type).]
Hope all this is of at least some interest.
Like these http://www.signalbox.org/gallery/e/maudfoster.php.
StevieG wrote:Those at Maud Foster are certainly as I was describing as far as the needles are concerned, but having the 'drop' handles looks strange to me, as if I've never seen that combination of features before.
I'm inclined instead to think that I recall the two at 'Barnet South' having a type of simple rotary knob commutator, similar to or the same as the 'mechanical' Blocks which are the real subject of this thread.
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