Schenectady+Canada =

View on Peru Street is looking south, on a cold and blustery Friday morning. The style of the signal truss is similar to those in Schenectady or in the state of Wisconsin.

A most interesting intersection
in New York State

Peru, Broad, Pike
and Hamilton streets

These signals are the oldest in Plattsburgh. The spanwire signals probably date from 1970, but the horizontally mounted signals are definitely older. They are so old now that green paint is showing, indicating that they were repainted long ago.

In the photo at right, an older signal is mounted on a pole, in a manner similar to a street light.

The view looking northbound.

The view looking west, from Hamilton Street.


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.