Off my trolley – wig wag’s

And our UK readers will say, “What’s a wig-wag?”  Well it’s not related to a wigwam, or even to wiff-waff (better known as ping-pong or table tennis.

wigwag

 

It’s s visual and audible signal for ungated railroad crossings.

 

The picture below is cropped from a 1992 Model Railroader, showing a working wig-wag in HO.

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The reason for this post is that I came across this little video on YouTube.  There are plenty more of wig-wag crossings, but I also liked the citrus packing house in this film.

Bit of a challenge to model in ‘N’ though…..

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About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club
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