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Re: The Knocker up
Posted by geordieboyShel on June 1, 2022, 20:36:26, in reply to "The Knocker up
Sheila ; I forgot about the knocher-uppers Pole , but remember the din . My favorite Pole Carrier was the Street Light gas light man , his pole had a shrouded light and hook on the end of the pole , he patroled his route at dusk , pushed the pole through a space at the base of the lamp pushed a togle lever to turn the gas on , like magic the sidewalk playground was flooded with light . At dawn he reversed the process using the hook to pull the lever down and shut off the gas ., ( A simpler time ) When we had nought but a good imagination .
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