Handlan Signal Lantern, circa. 1930's. While the model of this lantern is unknown. The Handlan-buck manufacturing company produced many signaling lanterns for railroad and industrial use. This specific artifact was used by Metropolitan Utility District (M.U.D) out of Nebraska supplying drinking water and natural gas for Omaha, Nebraska and surrounding cities.
Stamped on the red tinted globe is the Handlan name, red globes would have been used to signal stop or danger.
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History | United States History
Handlan-Buck Manufacturing Company, "Handlan Signal Lantern (3) M.U.D" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 37.
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