(This is an element of ‘Lighting‘)
Apart from illuminating signs externally with ‘ordinary’ gas lamps there were many traffic signs with gas illumination built in.
HALT & SLOW signs using the Sugg Sign Illuminator
(Note how the light illuminates both up and down)
KEEP LEFT sign internally illuminated with 2 lt superheated burner with Comet igniter and Horstmann time clock, flanked by ‘Belisha Beacons’, the one on the right being the exhibition display model.
Gas lit Guard Posts either side of the Southport Lamp
(See Lighting/Street Lamps/Southport)
Sign Illuminator for No Through Road and ‘8000’ Lamps
(See Lighting/Street Lighting/8000 Lamp)
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