Railway Flag Signals, 1840s

#Picture Number TR44

Your download illustration: a standard jpeg greyscale image file (around 3mb) see about for more details.

Victorian illustration to download showing pictures of a policeman of the 1840s giving various signals with his flag to the engine driver of a railway train: ‘all clear’, ‘slacken speed’, ‘caution – damaged rails’. The quality of this image is acceptable, but not perfect, as it was scanned from a small original.