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Accession number 2013.53
Object ID 2013.53.1.4
Object Name Sign, Roll
Collection Sprague Library Collection
Date Between 1926 and 1932
Description Route roll sign assembly for Third Avenue Railway convertible trolley, with routes in Yonkers, New York. Used for all routes in Yonkers. Canvas roll with metal rods attached at each end. Rods each have a gear at one end. Another gear is mounted inside wood case with glass window. This gear is turned with a handle on the rear of the assembly. Other interlocking gears advance the roll sign. Begins with: B'way-Warburton Ave. / B'way-Park Ave. / B'way-Yonkers / McLean Ave. / Nepperhan Ave. / Tuckahoe Rd.
Ends with: New Rochelle / 229th St. / Pelham Manor Only
Dimension Details 28 1/4-in. OW x 9 3/4-in. OH x 7 1/2-in. OD
Sign width: 24 1/2-in. OW
Material Cloth/Metal
People/Corporations Third Avenue Railway System
Subjects Roll sign
Yonkers, NY
Search Terms Roll Sign
Operating Agency Third Avenue Railway System
Number of images 3