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Description
Brass steam locomotive chime whistle. From the top the whistle itself looks like a cylinder mounted on two half spheres with a lever on the side on a long stem with four fins at the base.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways
Measurements
H775 X Diam.105 mm (approx)
Media/Materials description
Brass
History and use
A brass steam locomotive chime whistle used for sounding warnings and in communication for safeworking.

This particular locomotive whistle was able to emit three different sounds.
Registration number
R820

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