Diagrams and dimensions.

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David B
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Diagrams and dimensions.

Postby David B » Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:32 pm

Can anyone help me with a diagram, including dimensions, of GWR signal lamp(s) circa 1900 to 1920? Actual diagram or directions to a source would be appreciated.

I am also after any images people might have of signals at Bodmin in the 1950s. Again, copies or directions would be much appreciated.


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Tim V
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Re: Diagrams and dimensions.

Postby Tim V » Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:01 pm

Have you looked in BRJ 10, article by Peter Squibb?
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Re: Diagrams and dimensions.

Postby martin goodall » Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:15 pm

Re Bodmin signals: Pat Garland photographed Bodmin comprehensively in the early 1950s. I think his negatives are now held by Roger Carpenter.

I had prints of most of these in my hands when we were researching Bodmin for the NLG P4 layout in the late 1970s, but I don't think I could put my hands on them right now. However, my recollection is that nearly all of these photos appeared in the long-running series in the Constructor in the early 1980s, plus Les Williamson's scale drawings of all the signals. I think the coverage of the Bodmin signals in that series (both prototype and model) should give you all you need.

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