The gap between the signal post & the surviving line is the site of the down main which was taken out of use between Caledonia & Bellbird Junction in 1973 with the closure of the section to Cessnock and the Bellbird Junction Signal box.
With the closure of the signal box the staff machine was transferred to Caledonia.
These old but true tested instruments chimed their message of safe travel for many decades.
This is the one in Harden North Box and shows the "Train on line" position.
A classic pose is shown here at Bombo in 1986 as the up South Coast Daylight slowly trundles through.
Bowning boasted some interesting signals, the underslung lower quadrants were pulled by levers 7 (left) and 4 (right).
The distinctive 3 arm signal that once stood on the mainline to Cessnock at Bellbird Junction & showed the settings of the various junctions at this location.The view looking north from Gosford Railway Station towards Etna Street roadbridge.Photograph taken from the drivers' cabin of locomotive 8239, which was on display at Platform One at Gosford Railway Station.Bathed in the early morning light Gerogery prepares for another day of business, the Signal Box can be seen to the left of the name board and the storage shed was designed with vents at the top to help dissipate heat.The view looking down the line towards the station.
Goulburn Station Signal Box was located not far to the north of the station, on the up side of the line.