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Object ID XX.2007.76
Object Name Resistor
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date circa 1965
Description Resistor; Union Switch & Signal Company circa 1965.

Resistor with four cylindrical barrels, arranged two above two; barrels with wavy bent wires around entire surface, which is coated with green porcelain enamel; barrels connect at both ends to black metal mounting bracket; bracket top with black transite contact board; four contacts with threaded bolts; manufacturer's plate riveted to side of contact board; stamped numerical inscription on contact board, possibly MTA unit number.

Manufacturer Union Switch & Signal Co.
Maker Union Switch & Signal Co.
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Place of Origin Mount Vernon, NY
Dimension Details 5 5/8" OH x 9 1/2" OW x 2 1/2" OD
Material Fiberglass/Metal/Porcelain enamel/Transite
People/Corporations Union Switch & Signal Co.
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--History.
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
Search Terms Resistor
Number of images 1.0