OK. Miniature arm signal without the arm then. A quick glance at my copy of Border Country TV Transmitters by J.R. Hartley (1975) has highlighted my glaring mistake: this is of course Woodburn Victoria. Doh!!
Can we at least confirm the “what” as opposed to the “where”? Can we all agree its an arm-less ground/ miniature signal? If it isn’t that, is it a very early slide projector, or perhaps a cunningly disguised fire hydrant? Oh, and employing a statistical analysis of previous mystery location photos, I’m going to say Rothbury (Central)
By: Alastair Connell on April 14, 2011 at 10:03 pm
Roy, are you going to tell us where this is? Given that the last wild guess was well over a week ago, the obvious conclusion to draw is that none of us have the foggiest. Let’s face it, it could be anywhere, although I know its not Linolnshire because there’s a hill in the background.
You say its a NBR signal. Miniature semaphores were very rare on the NB as they preferred falling plate ground signals. Lattice arm and semaphore would indicate pre-grouping NER or post-grouping LNER Stevens (of dwarf frame fame) but if its NBR then is it on the Waverley?