1958 GE Caution Yellow Mercury Lamp

By Tracey Beckham; posted July 21, 2004

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These lamps were produced by GE for a very short time with a heat resistant *ceramic* coating on them to filter all but yellow light for dangerous intersections, airports, etc. The lamp shown is unused and were very brilliant when lit!

For more information about vintage street lights, lamps, photo controls and other interesting street lighting artifacts representing roadside Americana, please refer to: http://www.groups.yahoo.com/group/vintage_streetlights

Joe Maurath, Jr. created this group on July 1, 2003 and presently there are over 50 very enthusiastic members who love vintage street lighting and their accessories!

Thank you.

Tracey Beckham; and Joe Maurath, Jr.