Wig Wag Signal

Wig Wag Signal (HM1HIA)

Location: Conway, NH 03860 Carroll County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 3.14', W 71° 7.753'

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An approaching train sets this signal in motion, with the red disc swinging back and forth, the red lights flashing in sequence and the ringing of the warning bell. This obsolete machine, one of many similar ones that once guarded rural highways in New England, has been replaced with transistorized red flashing light signals. This particular device came from the Maine Central Railroad, as did the hand operated crossing gate across the rails from this signal. The wooden crossing gate carries a patent date of 1876!
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Date Added Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 9:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 329440 N 4879889
Decimal Degrees44.05233333, -71.12921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 3.14', W 71° 7.753'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 3' 8.4" N, 71° 7' 45.18" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 362 Norcross Cir, Conway NH 03860, US
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