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Museum Wigwags/Oregon Zoo Portland
Oregon Zoo - Portland, OR

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December 2016 by Stan Praisewater

Stan writes the following:
"Here’s some information on the Magnetic Flagman at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, OR:
The banner has been replaced.  It was beautifully restored.  The wigwag is hooked up to the track
circuitry in the Washington Park Zoo Railway and is activated by passing trains.
The gong is near perfectly tuned.  One direction needs the hammer pulled back slightly.
The damper, if it still exists, is not operating.  The banner takes several swings before coming to a stop."

Stan also has a video of this wigwag operating on Youtube.

Photo and info by Stan Praisewater

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