What's in a name?
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Controlled signals were designated by their control lever number on the TC
panel, but train crews and operators/dispatchers referred to both
controlled and automatic signals by location name. Also used were street
names, track names and that of other railroad features--whatever became
commonly used over time, although I'm not aware of an official list of
signal names until later with NS.
> Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013
> Intermediate signals were designated by mile number (to the tenth), but
> this was not the case with control points/interlockings. Did all control
> points/interlockings have names. In many cases the names of nearby
> communities were used but I don't believe this to have been true in all
> How were these points names?
> Jim Cochran
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