Cast Iron Arts & Crafts style lamppost from Gun Hill Road station of the 3rd Avenue Elevated Line (Bronx extension), lower level of same station shared with the IRT elevated subway (2/5) lines; basic body shape as follows, a pole mast with an L- shaped armature supporting a flared lamp housing.
Notable decorative features include floral leaf motif around the pagoda shaped lamp housing , a decorative strip of twisted metal serves as an armature support and atop the lamp mast are decorative box shaped rosettes; lamp post severed from base during its removal from the Gun Hill Platform; unit heavily painted and details are obscured due to paint layers; unit painted an overall brown.
|Dimension Details||4 ft. 7-1/2 in. OH x 1 ft. 1in. OW x 1ft. 11 in. OD|
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subways--New York (State)--New York
Subways--Decoration--New York (State)--New York.
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
Subway stations--New York (State)--New York
Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction
|Line||White Plains Road Line (IRT)|
|Operating Agency||Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT)|
|Station||Gun Hill Road Station (IRT White Plains Road Line)|
|Number of images||2|