Progress on Benfieldside’s Signals

Back in February (where does the time go?) I put some pictures up of some signals I was restoring for Benfieldside.

Matters have progressed; although I did find that one signal was beyond repair and both of the remaining needed quite a liot of work to do to them as all of the landings, ladders and in some cases balance arms/finials had dissappeared over time.  They are not quite finished, as the final painting, weathering and installation of the spectacle plate glass is still to be done.  However, this is what they look like:

photo 1     photo 2photo 3

In addition to the three signals to be restored, I have a number of others which were missing altogether.  Here is the first of them:

photo 4

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