Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, Nov. 15, 1923 -- ILLINOIS TRACTION EQUIPS FAST TRAINS WITH HORNS -- The Illinois Traction System is trying out a sew method of signaling for stations and road crossings and have equipped their fast motor cars used on their parlor car runs with a horn which when sounded, can be heard for a distance of at least a half mile or more. The first instance of the new equipment was noticed upon the arrival here on Saturday morning of the northbound parlor car train at 10 o'clock. The horn which is a loud one, is placed on the roof of the front part of the motor car. If the new method proves s...

 

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