Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum

Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...

Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : Reflection of the Engine Ahead in one of the silver lamps...

Reflection of the Engine Ahead in one of the silver lamps...

Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : The design of most of these lamps is exactly the same. They only differ in size and color.

The design of most of these lamps is exactly the same. They only differ in size and color.


Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : Front view of a silver lamp with the reflection of the shed in the front.
Front view of a silver lamp with the reflection of the shed in the front..

Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : This lamp was more weathered than the others
This lamp was more weathered than the others


Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : The glass in this one was broken altogether
The glass in this one was broken altogether


Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : The lamp is designed to look like a lanturn. The purpose of the handle escapes me completely.
The lamp is designed to look like a lanturn. The purpose of the handle escapes me completely.


Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : A lamp with a different design belonging to a newer train.
A lamp with a different design belonging to a newer train.


Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : This one was bigger and, unlike the rest, it was mounted on the top of the engine.
This one was bigger and, unlike the rest, it was mounted on the top of the engine.


Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography :


Very Old Collection of Lamps used in different trains @ Indian National Rail Museum: Oil burning lamps have always been an important part of INDIAN railway signalling systems. These types of lamps were introduced to the railways around 1870 and continued to be used for over one hundred years. Apart from Oil Based lamps, there are other lamps used on Train Engines to Signal...: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : Some more interesting reflections in the lamps
Some more interesting reflections in the lamps


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