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Railroad Terminal Signs
by Hans Kettenburg

Reprinted from "Crown Jewels of the Wire", November 1985, page 16

These two signs were for use outside railroad terminals to direct attention to the Western Union Office in the waiting room. Sign #1 is shown in the Western Union Standard Sign Bulletin of August 1, 1925, and sign #2 is a later version (1930's or 1940s??). Note it has rounded corners.

1. Single faced, blue and white1 enameled on iron.
Size 14-3/4" x 36"

2. Single faced, a deep blue-black on white, enameled on iron.
Size 16" x 33-1/2"

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