Kentucky fried signals?

View is on Oak Street, looking north. At right, a green-colored Crouse-Hinds control box.

Oak and Cornelia streets

Signals in Plattsburgh usually have full visors. Here, we have signals with scalloped visors for red and green lights, while the yellow lights have the full visors. This arrangement is similar to signals in Kentucky, or to signals on part of Central Avenue in Albany in the 1940s to 1960s. Photo taken 4 October 2002.


Newer signals with backplates, like something out of the Golden State.

The typical signal. It looks like a Saratoga Springs signal, circa 1966, with a Syracuse twist.

Something out of the Bluegrass State?

A warning light that looks like something out of Endicott.

It greets you as you enter on Route 3.

The oldest installation is also a compilation of different influences. We’ll explain.

One block from the oldest installation is an interesting treatment of trusses.

Older signals that have a couple of oddities.