Logansport Pharos-Tribune 6 9 1925 pg 1

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Logansport Pharos-Tribune 6 9 1925 pg 1 - of by had com- and that not nt WILL INSTALL...
of by had com- and that not nt WILL INSTALL SIGNAL LAMPS WITHIN WEEK Automatic Signal Devices Will In Operation In Logansport Befora Gala Week CONTRACT JJAS BEEN LET Electric Llflht Wires Being Overhauled Overhauled by Supt. Kearns Preparatory Preparatory to Installation Logansport's automatic traffic signals have been purchased and within a week the traffic problems of the downtown district that perplexed for years the public officials alike will be definitely solved. The contract for the furnishing furnishing of the electrically controlled lamps has been awarded by the board of public works to the Tokheim Oil Tank-and Pump of Fort Wayne at a price of- It is expected that the lights arrive here within the next days and -will be installed and ready for operation before the vent" of Gala week. Ten automatic signals of the suspension type, similar to those In use on the.streets of Peru been purchased. The: The: 'devices will be operated by ofur controls that will be situated on pedestals at centralized locations. Each of the tamps will be ,jjd.-jfjtfl a bell. wh1ch. r -signals the motorists of the -change in traffic. The lenses' orthe automatic signals signals - that will hang from- the electric w.ires at Street,.Intersections Street,.Intersections consist of red glasses'as signs and. green lenses for open traffic. Undor the direction of Floyd Kearns, superintendent of the electir'c light department the city electric light wires are being hauled and improved in tho business business section, preparatory to the Intsallation of the signals. A representative representative from the Toklieim com- pany.of Port Wayne will come to supervise the installation city electricians will do the Unless present plans of the (Continued on page 2)

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  1. Logansport Pharos-Tribune,
  2. 09 Jun 1925, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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