First UK Electric Traffic Lights 90th Anniversary Thimble

£7.95
The electric traffic lights that replaced the gas-lit traffic lights, were developed in 1912 by Lester Wire, a policeman from Salt Lake City, Utah. Two years later a design by James Hoge was installed in Cleveland, a design that allowed police and fire crew to control signals in case of emergencies. In 1926 the first electric traffic lights were introduced in the UK, situated in Piccadilly Circus.

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The electric traffic lights that replaced the gas-lit traffic lights, were developed in 1912 by Lester Wire, a policeman from Salt Lake City, Utah. Two years later a design by James Hoge was installed in Cleveland, a design that allowed police and fire crew to control signals in case of emergencies. In 1926 the first electric traffic lights were introduced in the UK, situated in Piccadilly Circus.