Stránka:roll 1917.djvu/193

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A ‘W’ WHH‘MI' f‘r' s? Things to Know and Do 161' Storm and Hurricane Warnings FEES N. E. S. E. N W S. W. Harri. Winds. Winds Winds Winds cane . S'rour Wanmxcs. —A red flag with a black centre indicates a storm of marked violence. The 'nnants dis sELayed with flags indicate direction of wind—red. easterly; white. westery :pennant a ve flag indicates wind from northerly quadrants; below, from south- erl qu night a red lightb indicates easterly winds, white light below red, westerly winds. Two red flagswi black centres ind1cate approach 0 tropical hurricane. No night hurrieui'e signals are displayed Signals on the Railway Most of us are familiar with some of the signals given by brakemen, conductors, or engineers, but not so many of us have sat right down to inspect the code, as oflicially fixed. A con- ductor on the Canadian Pacific Railway allowed me to copy it out from his “Trainman’ s Book,” 1909, and since then I have been told that this 15 the code 1n unrversal use, so I give it in full. It consists of color signals, hand and lantern signals, toots and cord-pulls. It will add a new interest to the journey, at least when you can read the “Signs of the Iron Trail,” and the “Talk of the Iron Horse.” . ‘ The Code (From C. P. R. “Trainman’s Book," 1909, No. 7563; but in general use.) Colors: Red = stop. Green = Go ahead. Yellow = Go cautiously. Green and White=flag station. Stop at night. Blue=Workmen busy under car. Hand, Flag and Lamp Signals: Swung across track . . . . . Stop. Raised and lowered vertically . . . Go ahead. Swung at half-arms’ length, in small circle ’ acrOss track, train standing . . ‘ . Back up.