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signal tower

[′sig·nəl ‚tau̇·ər]
(civil engineering)
A switch tower from which railroad signals are displayed or controlled.
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Lloyd's Signal Tower ceased its flag semaphore operations in 1969 and is now owned by the National Trust.
None of the soldiers inthe photograph are performing any of the tasks they would be expected toperform while stationed at this signal tower. Even the man with theflag, standing atop the tower, is obviously holding the flag as a proprather than a tool of communication.
The Signal Tower, commissioned by the British Admiralty in 1805 and used by Lloyds of London to record shipping movements, is of historic importance to the Inishowen Peninsula.
Lawyer Haitham Mohamadein -- who is specialized in workers' rights and who managed to enter the signal tower -- told Daily News Egypt that the ENR's 62,000 signalmen and switch operators are demanding wage parity with train drivers.
GUILDWOOD COMMUNITY Presbyterian Church, Toronto, has had protestors walking its front lawn thanks to a 20-year lease agreement with Bell Mobility that will see a 10-storey relay signal tower erected on the church's property.
Climb a few steps to Dun Arann Lighthouse and Signal Tower, Inis Mor, which was built in 1799 to protect Ireland's west coast after a rebellion the preceding year.
The LU5 Series is a new addition to an extensive signal tower line.
The 22-year-old was last seen close to a signal tower on Glen Head after she went walking along a stretch of coastline near Glencolmkille.
The Signal Tower Museum provides great local information on the town and its fishing industry.The kids will love Kerr's Miniature Railway at West Links Park, where you will find lots of other things to do.
The driver of a Hereford to London train, who was forced to stop after failing to make radio contact with the signal tower, heard the hapless worker's cries and raised the alarm.

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