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DARRM:1991.262 , block instrument
F17N1 - block instrument

Darlington Museum Service
Record Number DARRM.1991.262
NUMBER-OF-ITEMS
1
IDENTIFICATION
SIMPLE-NAME
block instrument
FULL-NAME
block instrument
CLASSIFIED-NAME
4.721.452
SYSTEM
SHIC
BRIEF-DESCRIPTION
Block instrument. Polished wooden box with dial behind a glass front. Dial indicates whether there is a train on line, line clear or line blocked. There is also another dial on the outside of the box with a handle which reads the same as the other dial. An arch is cut out of the wood underneath the second dial. Used at Geneva Signal Box, Darlington.
PRODUCTION
METHOD
manufactured
PERSON
maker
PLACE
DATE
DESCRIPTION
MATERIAL
wood, metal, wire
COMPLETENESS
complete
HEIGHT
475mm
LENGTH
165mm
WIDTH
275mm
DESCRIPTION
INSCRIPTION
METHOD
label
POSITION
inside
SCRIPT
Examined. Tested W.b. Repaired Jhvc 11.11.38. E8882
FIELD-COLLECTION
PERSON
collector : Suddes, A
CORPORATE-BODY
Tubwell Row Museum
DATE
16.6.1972
ASSOCIATION
CORPORATE-BODY
company : British Railways
PERSON
PLACE
Darlington, County Durham, England, UK
DATE