87I. Station Road, Darley Dale, Matlock. Situated near to the gated level crossing for Peak Rail's Darley Dale station are two heavily-truncated wooden poles, each supporting a curved pole bracket and top-entry 35 Watt SOX lantern. The first is located on Station Road itself, while the other can be found a short distance around the corner on the public footpath.
The former bracket supports a Thorn Beta 5. The signage relating to the LMS (London, Midland and Scottish Railway) station is a hark back to the line's former (pre-British Rail) operations.
The lantern's bowl is translucent through dirt accumulation, preventing the lamp (if one remains) from being seen. The NEMA photocell socket appears to have been covered with insulation tape.
The fuse box and support plate carry Revo branding (and the bracket itself is likely to be made by them too), although the top-entry finial is an AC Ford design.
The second pole is marginally longer than the first is, but is still much shorter than it would have been originally.
Here, a Philips MI 51 is installed. The photocell control is visible on the other side of the pole.
The lantern looks to have been modified internally, with three golfball-type lamps placed facing downwards along the length of the gear tray / reflector.
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