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Accession number 1999.25
Object ID 1999.25.1.1
Object Name Board, Control
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca.1981
Description Metro North dispatchers Power Control Board panel removed from 347 Madison Ave in 1999.

Panel made of 2,937 individual 1" x 1" aluminum square tiles that snap into place on top of a metal interlocking lattice support. Panel with red and green electrical lights and circuits attached to lattice support. Panel with inscriptions and an illuminated schematic of the various power system connections along the Metro North's Hudson Line as it approaches Grand Central Terminal. Panel Inscribed 'HUDSON LINE", "MOTT HAVEN", and "GRAND CENTRAL". (See Inscriptions field for complete transcription of notations on this panel.)
Manufacturer General Railway Signal Co.
Maker General Railway Signal Co.
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Dimension Details 7' 1" OH x 2' 9 1/2" OW x 3" OD
Material Aluminum/Plastic/Metal
Subjects Metro-North Commuter Railroad
Metro-North Commuter Railroad -- Equipment -- Signals
Metro-North Commuter Railroad -- Employees -- Signal Workers
Metro-North Commuter Railroad -- Maintenance -- Signals
Signals & signaling
Search Terms Board, Control
Number of images 3