Dietz Night Watch Lantern, circa. 1950. The Dietz Night Watch model of lantern was introduced as a replacement to the Dietz "8-Day" model of lanterns until 1956 when the Night Watch was replaced by the Dietz no. 40 Traffic Gard model. The Night Watch was used by traffic and construction companies for road blocks. The red globe would have been used to signal stop or danger.
Information provided is altered from W.T. Kirkman Lanterns. https://lanternnet.com/
Date of Entry
Traffic Gard Lantern
Height with Handle Extended (inches)
History | United States History
R. E. Dietz Manufacturing Company, "Dietz Night Watch Lantern" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 31.
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