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The Signal Gantry
Currently we can show you the photos taken
during construction and give a brief description:
Firstly it was very useful to be sent a plan
of the type of signal bridge. From this and photos two drawings were prepared
using PowerPoint (really!). These were converted to pdf files and then eps files
and sent to PPD in Scotland for etching. The rivet details and signal arms were
etched in thinner brass.
Firstly the gantry itself was built:
Then the legs, including I-section brass
Detail rivet etches were added and the whole
was assembled. Walkway (etched) was added and handrails, a ladder and the pole
and mechanism were scratchbuilt.
Finally it was assembled, primed and