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This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Centralized Traffic Control (CTC) board and operator at San Bernardino, California. Centralized Traffic Control is a system of control whereby the railroads employ a dispatcher at a central point, and the dispatcher remotely controls the signals and the routing of trains, and the engineer of a train must obey the signals. CTC bypassed the need for local operators and eliminated written (train) orders.

Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1949

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Item Number: 213260
Call Number: ATSF Series 2, #420.2-7155
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213260

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