Gradient posts

Any aspect related to the structures and equipment on the Caledonian Railway Company.
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Steve Parsons
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Gradient posts

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Can anyone tell me if this Gradient post is Caledonian or later maybe LMS its Reputed to have been "rescued" from a Caledonian line soon after it closed
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Post by dunalastairv »

Looks pure Caledonian to me, made from a single piece of decent, thick wood - which is why they lasted so well. There's more pictures and an official drawing of one in Jim Summers' Operating, Part 2 new book. Your picture looks just like the ones in my own collection. By the way, the C. & O. had ones of markedly different design - smaller boards, in two halves, with smaller cast-iron figures.

Mike Dunn.
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