New York Central [Penn Central]
Youngstown, Ohio (Valley Street)
July 30, 1970

The signals for Youngstown's Valley Street (VY) interlocking were placed well before the actual crossing, partly to provide room for derails (and room to derail without fouling the crossing). Here looking south from the Oak Street bridge we see the Erie's relatively modern color-light signals (foreground) and the Central's by now antiquated semaphores. Not that we're complaining…

This page posted 7/1/2018. Text and photo ©2018 Lamont Downs.