Train Order Hoop


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A means of communication between engineers and stations. Messages would be fastened to the stick, and the engineer would collect it by threading his arm through the hoop as the train passed. This hoop was used c. 1960s.
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Saskatchewan, Canada
    Latitude: 54.0001 Longitude: -106.00099
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Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Train Order Hoop


A means of communication between engineers and stations. Messages would be fastened to the stick, and the engineer would collect it by threading his arm through the hoop as the train passed. This hoop was used c. 1960s.