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Alton’s Disgrace — Our NEGLECTED Historic Railway Semaphore.

by Anura Guruge


Alton Bay, New Hampshire.

Click pictures to ENLARGE.

Attribution WILL be enforced.



I have been trying for 5-years to get the town, i.e., the Town of Alton, to take care of these historic railway semaphores.

They are in theory PROTECTED by some State statute but nobody enforces it.

The ‘Lady’ responsible for taking care of these just does NOT care. She has other, more amusing distractions.

I talked to an Alton ‘Parks & Rec’ employee, who I know, who happened to be there about it. He agreed it was a SHAME.

They should be painted and painted CORRECTLY — at least one red arm. The lens should be replaced.

This in unbecoming of Alton.


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