KNOW YOUR LAMPPOSTS

type6BC

The Type 6 Bishops Crook was used on streets with narrow sidewalks and narrow widths; the bases were quite a bit thinner than standard. There are about 3 complete or partial types of this post remaining in Manhattan.


Categorized in: One Shots Street Lamps

5 Responses to KNOW YOUR LAMPPOSTS

  1. Patrick Sweeney says:

    are the arms for supporting flags or banners or something else?

  2. KevinJWalsh says:

    An atavism, as gas posts had ladder rests for the lamplighter.

  3. Robert Mulero says:

    Kevin, I only know one complete & one partial. Where are the others located at?

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