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Railway Lantern

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This lantern is an early twentieth century example from Stansted’s railway. It would have been mounted on to the front of the train to warn people that the train was there rather than to give any real light to the driver. The lantern would have burnt oil to produce light

Added:
4th Mar 2009

Subjects:
Citizenship, Design and Technology, Geography, History

Key Stages:
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

Keywords:
Railway, Stansted, twentieth century, Lamp, Lantern, Oil

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