Whitefield, New Hampshire.
Whitefield Junction marks the crossing of the Maine Central Railroad and the Boston and Maine Railroad in Whitefield, NH. According to a plaque that stands near by this is/was the last remaining ball signal still in use in the United States.
Ball signals like this pre-date the telegraph era and were found on railroads both standard gauge and narrow gauge around the country. This particular ball signal was erected in 1875.
• Signal Shed
• Length: 1"
• Width: 1"
• Car House
• Length: 5"
• Width: 3 1/2"
This kit features:
• Includes all three strucures:
• The Car House / Yard Office*
• The Signal Shed
• The Ball SignalB
• Laser cut wood for easy assembly
• Peel & stick shingles
• Several metal castings
• Simple step by step instructions
• Proudly made in the USA
*The Yard Office can be built to match the prototype or as 3 seperate smaller structures.
This kit contains small parts and is not intended for small children.
A set of (2) Ball Signals only can be ordered from our BASICS line of kits.
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