HIGHBALL SIGNAL Signals of this type were used on early railroads to control train movements. When the tract was clear, the station agent would hoist the ball, permitting the train to proceed. The signal is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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LOCATION: Delmar. On North Pennsylvania Avenue, approximately Ż mile north of Delaware-Maryland state line.