Railway signal-man, 1840s

#Picture Number TR45

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a railway junction signal man of the 1840s at work.  He stands on a platform pulling levers  controlling weights and pulleys which operate the signals. The quality of this image is acceptable, but not perfect, as it was scanned from a small original.