SX9064 : Torre Signal Box

taken 23 years ago, near to Shiphay, Torbay, Great Britain

Torre Signal Box.
Torre Signal Box.
Located on the up platform at Torre Station, the signal box no longer controls trains passing through this station, however a group of local enthusiasts have preserved this rather splendid structure. They have retained the lever frame and block instrument panel and with the aid of some electronic wizardry can re-create movements once controlled by this box. As per usual though they have experienced a degree of vandalism over the years and the photographer cannot vouch that the box is still preserved intact.
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SX9064, 788 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
1995   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 February, 2008
Category
Signal box   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 903 648 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.3636N 3:32.8348W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 904 648
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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