What's in a name?

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Fri Jan 17 16:40:04 EST 2014

I have offical list with names and numbers for the Scioto and Norfolk Divs.
not dated

Larry Evans
Kenova, WV

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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.


> Grant Carpenter


>> 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

>> instances.

>> How were these points names?

>> Jim Cochran



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