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Acme traffic signal
Smithsonian Institution

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This object appears in the following sections:


Americans Adopt the Auto:
Americans Adopt the Auto — Licensing Cars and Drivers


Acme Traffic Signal
Catalog #: 329,784, Accession #: 283,523
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
Donated to the museum in 1969, this traffic signal was used in Los Angeles beginning in 1924. It is believed to have been designed by the Automobile Club of Southern California.
Physical Description
artifact. 13' 5" H x 18" W x 18" D; Equipped with stop and go semaphores, and red, green, and yellow lights.
Details
Date Made:
about 1924
Dates Used:
1924
Locations:
California
Credit:
Institute of Traffic Engineers.
Related People, Places, and Events
Donor
Institute of Traffic Engineers
Donated to museum in 1969. Originally donated to I.T.E. by the City of Los Angeles.

Place of Use
Los Angeles, California


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