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ID: 300005421
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300005421

 

Record Type: concept
railroad signal towers (rail transportation structures, <transportation structures by function>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Structures, often tower-like, from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains. They typically house the control equipment for signal apparatuses and switches.
 
Terms:
railroad signal towers (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
railroad signal tower (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
signal towers (rail transportation structures) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
railway signal towers (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
switch towers (railroad) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
signalboxes (railroad) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
signal boxes (railroad) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
interlocking towers (railroad) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
signal cabin (railroad) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)  ............ term used most often in Australia, Ireland, and parts of Scotland
signal towers, railroad (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
seintorens (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
seintoren (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
Stellwerke (C,U,German,D,PN)
Stellwerk (C,U,German-P,AD,SN)
torres de señalización (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
torre de señalización (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of transportation structures
........................ transportation structures (G)
Hierarchy of <transportation structures by function>
............................ <transportation structures by function> (G)
Hierarchy of rail transportation structures
................................ rail transportation structures (G)
Hierarchy of railroad signal towers
.................................... railroad signal towers (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by form>
.................... <single built works by form> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by form: massing or shape>
........................ <single built works by form: massing or shape> (G)
Hierarchy of towers (single built works)
............................ towers (single built works) (G)
Hierarchy of signal towers (elevated structures)
................................ signal towers (elevated structures) (G)
Hierarchy of railroad signal towers
.................................... railroad signal towers (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Torens vanwaar met seinen het (spoor)weg-, scheepvaartverkeer geregeld wordt. 
German ..... Gebäude, oftmals in Form eines Turmes, von wo aus Signale zur Kontrolle des Gleisverkehrs geschaltet werden. Es beherbergt üblicherweise die Steuereinrichtung für Signalvorrichtungen und Weichen. 

Related concepts:
provide context ....  railroad signals
............................  (signaling equipment, <equipment by process>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300404110]

Sources and Contributors:
interlocking towers (railroad)............  [VP]
.....................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
railroad signal tower............  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
railroad signal towers............  [VP]
.........................................  Bennett, W. B. Nickerson: Pioneer in Scientific Archaeology (1942)
.........................................  Kelly, Pennsylvania Railroad Locomotives (2008) 62
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh2001011738, accessed 31 October 2009
.........................................  Mitchell, Whistle Stops: Rail Stations of North America (2002) 60
.........................................  Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (1995)
railway signal towers............  [VP]
......................................  McEvoy, Classic Railway Signal Tower (2007)
seintoren............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
....................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
seintorens............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
signal boxes (railroad)............  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "railroads," accessed 31 October 2009
.........................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 31 October 2009
.........................................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
signalboxes (railroad)............  [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
signal cabin (railroad)............  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
signal towers (rail transportation structures)............  [VP Preferred]
.............................................................................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.............................................................................  McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms (1978)
.............................................................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
signal towers, railroad............  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Stellwerk............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
....................  Duden [online] (2011-) http://www.duden.de/node/708408/revisions/1214766/view
....................  GND - Gemeinsame Normdatei http://d-nb.info/gnd/4126363-7
....................  Wortschatz Universität Leipzig [online] (1998 -) "Stellwerk", accessed 26 September 2013
Stellwerke............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......................  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
switch towers (railroad)............  [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
torre de señalización............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
......................................  The Oxford- Duden Pictorial Spanish and English Dictionary (1995)
torres de señalización............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.........................................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin

 

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