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Do we remember?

By pixclix
Found in a museum , no not a road works museum but nearly so just had to grabbashot and to ask who remembers this little beastie?
How did it work?
Can you remember!?

Tags: General Lamp Olden days Roadworks Yesteryear

Voters: graceland, TonyWatson,

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graceland 15 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2010 5:37PM
paraffin lamp inside it

great memory's

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pixclix 12 1
1 Sep 2010 5:45PM
Hi and wehhey someone else remembers!
PhotoMorph 11 12 1 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2010 5:45PM
Does it belong on a narrow boat at all. (used in tunnels)
pixclix 12 1
1 Sep 2010 6:02PM
Hi Mark, mmmm intriguing answer but no as far as I know its not used on a narrow boat
Rubecula 13 2 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2010 10:17PM
When I was but a lad, they used lamps like this for the 'Head Code' on trains, the position of the lamps denoting the type of train, goods, passenger etc.

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