Overall: 7 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 19.4 x 26 x 7 cm )
Cast brass type M, non-automatic multiple unit train controller handle with a molded circular boss or water cap with a square hole socket at on end and a turned wooden grip with a wooden "dead-man" button on the top of the grip; button attached to a spring on the inside of the handle; rectangular pointer cast on the underside of the handle.
Gift of Melvin Rosenberg
stamped: on the pivot end: "845"
This controller handle came from a Third Avenue Elevated car. Service on the Third Avenue Elevated line in Manhattan was discontinued on May 12, 1955. Additional files and maps in object file.
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