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Chinese arrows anyone?

An intersection tucked away in a corner of Englewood has no less than SEVEN Chinese arrows in use (at least as of 09.23.08).

Englewood does have quite a few interesting artifacts still in service, hiding in plain sight. Across from the park, I spied an old Electro-Matic controller cabinet, still embedded in what looks to […]

As is the way of things, you sometimes need some fresh perspective to see what’s right in front of you. Over my life I’ve probably spent literally hundreds of hours stuck in tunnel traffic. It’s part of doing business in the city unfortunately. What I had never noticed before yesterday though was […]

I just came across a very comprehensive site on not only Crouse Hinds signals and controllers, but also on the history of the company and its founders. It’s Josh’s http://www.crouse-hindstrafficsignals.com/. Definitely give it a look if you’ve got a chance.

Travel enough road miles and it becomes way too easy to miss vintage signals you pass by on a daily basis. Here are some hidden jewels that are still in service, all within two miles of my house.
Green Adler (sounds like a poisonous snake or a Batman villain):
(just this week a green Adler […]